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


Qualification is based on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Income Guideline, which is set annually. You must visit, 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 Family Opportunities (DFO). A DFO staff member will determine your eligibility based on income and the information supplied.

Dates and Times:

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

Program Cost:


Program Information Request Form

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