Program Overview

From job skills guidance to health and safety, our Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) offers training, referrals and assistance for low-income families in need. The CSBG Program provides a holistic approach by working with the entire household to relieve poverty and to lift individuals out of poor living conditions across Hinds County.

Programs and Services Offered:

  • Child Care
  • Education
  • Emergency Services
  • Employment
  • Health and Safety
  • Housing
  • Income Management
  • Nutrition
  • Transportation

Program Details

Eligibility:

Qualification is based on Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Income Guideline which is set annually. You will have to visit https://virtualroma.mdhs.ms.gov/, click on the “Virtual Roma Pre Application” and complete the pre application. This information will be sent to the Hinds County Human Resource Agency Department of Community Programs (DCP). A DCP staff member will determine your eligibility based on income and information supplied.

Dates and Times:

Orientation is held every Saturday (excluding holidays), 8:45 a.m. at the Central Office Location (258 Maddox Rd., Jackson, MS 39212). Please call (601) 923-3950 for appointments.

Program Cost:

Free

Program Information Request Form

If you need more information about this program, feel free to contact us using the form below. An asterisk (*) denotes a required field.