HCHRA offers a wide array of programs and services to assist Hinds County citizens in their time of need. Families can receive help through the following programs: early childhood education and development; daily nutritious and well-balanced meals; home energy assistance; inner-city and rural transportation; job skills training; and other community needs. Most programs are income based.


Head Start

Help your child master kindergarten by enrolling them to receive a quality head start.

Early Head Start

Learn about an educational and developmental program that is available for young pregnant women, infants and toddlers.

Community Services Block Grant

Take advantage of trainings, referrals and assistance for low-income families who desire to make the next step towards economic stability.

Congregate Meals Program

Enjoy a home-style, sit-down meal with other seniors in rural Hinds County.

Earned Income Tax Credit

Save money by getting your taxes done for free! Find out if you qualify.

Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels)

Hand delivered meals for homebound, elderly and disabled citizens are at your fingertips.

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Receive information on lowering your energy cost or assistance paying your energy bill.

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

Donate your time and share your expertise to aid organizations across Hinds, Madison and Rankin Counties.

Section 5311 Rural General Public Transportation Program

Rural Hinds County citizens can travel safe and save money with convenient public transportation.

Title XX Transportation

Seniors and disabled citizens in rural Hinds County can travel inner-city for as low as $2.00.