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 available for young pregnant women, infants, and toddlers.

Community Services Block Grant

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

Congregate Meals Program

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

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.

Section 5311 Rural General Public Transportation Program

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

Title IIIB Transportation

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