MISSISSIPPI

ADA Center
Southeast ADA Center
1419 Mayson Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30324
(404) 541-9001 (V/TTY)
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY)
ADAsoutheast@law.syr.edu
http://www.adasoutheast.org

Assistive Technology
Mississippi Project Start
P.O. Box 1698
Jackson, MS, 39215
(601) 987-4872 (V/TTY)
dyoung@mdrs.state.ms.us
http://www.msprojectstart.org

CHIP
(health care for low-income uninsured children)
Mississippi Health Benefits
Division of Medicaid
550 High Street, Suite 1000
Jackson, MS, 39201
(601) 359-6050
http://www.medicaid.ms.gov

D D Council
Council on Developmental Disabilities
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar St.
Jackson, MS, 39201
(601) 359-1270
http://www.mscdd.org

Developmental Disabilities
Mississippi Department of Mental Health
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS, 39201
(601) 359-1288
www.dmh.ms.gov/who-we-are/idd-programs

Independent Living
To find out the contact information for the Statewide
Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact:
Independent Living Research Utilization Project
ilru@ilru.org
http://www.ilru.org/projects/cil-net/cil-center-and-association-directory

To find out the contact information for centers for
independent living (CILs) in your state, contact:
National Council on Independent Living
1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC, 20036
(202) 207-0334
(202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
http://www.ncil.org

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
The Arc of Mississippi
704 North President St.
Jackson, MS 39202
(601) 355-0220
http://www.arcms.org

Early Intervention
First Steps Early Intervention System
Mississippi Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
570 E. Woodrow Wilson
Jackson, MS, 39215-1700
(601) 576-7427
(800) 451-3903 (in MS)
web@HealthyMS.com
www.msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/41,0,74.html

Mediation
Mississippi Department of Education
Office of Special Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS, 39205
(601) 359-3491
jbounds@mde.k12.ms.us
http://www.mde.k12.ms.us

Mental Health
Department of Mental Health
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS, 39201
(601) 359-1288
ed.legrand@dmh.state.ms.us
http://www.dmh.state.ms.us

Mental Health Association of Mississippi
4803 Harrison Circle
Gulfport, MS, 39507
(228) 864-6274
info@msmentalhealth.org
www.msmentalhealth.org

NAMI Mississippi
2618 Southerland St
Jackson, MS 39216
(800) 357-0388
stateoffice@namims.org
http://namims.org/

Mississippi Families As Allies for Children’s Mental Health
840 E River Pl., Ste 500
Jackson, MS, 39202
(601) 355-0915
(800) 833-9671
http://www.faams.org/

Mental Health – Youth
Division of Children and Youth Services
Department of Mental Health
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS, 39201
(601) 359-1288
http://www.dmh.state.ms.us

Parent Organizations
SAFE KIDS Mississippi
2500 N. State St.
Jackson, MS, 39216
(601) 815-6212
efoster@umc.edu
https://www.safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-mississippi

Parents for Public Schools of Jackson
125 S. Congress St, Ste 1218
Jackson, MS 39201
(800) 880-880-1222
www.parents4publicschools.org

Parents United Together
P.O. Box 2121
Madison, MS, 39130
Mom424@aol.com

EMPOWER
741 Avignon Dr., Suite C
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 980-1897
http://empowerms.org/

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
Mississippi Congress of Parents and Teachers, Inc.
P.O. Box 1937
Jackson, MS, 39215
(601) 352-7383
MissPTA@gmail.com
http://www.misspta.org

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
MS Parent Training and Information Center
2 Old River Place, Suite A
Jackson, MS, 39202
(601) 969-0601
(800) 721-7255
http://www.mspti.org

Protection & Advocacy
Disability Rights Mississippi
210 E Capitol St., Ste 600
Jackson, MS, 39201
(601) 968-0600 (V/TTY)
(800) 772-4057 (MS only)
info@drms.ms
http://www.drms.ms

Relay Services
(800) 582-2233 (V/TTY); 711 (TTY)
(800) 229-5746 (Speech to Speech-English)
(866) 260-9470 (Speech to Speech-Spanish)

Special Education
Mississippi Department of Education
Office of Special Education
PO Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3498
http://www.mdek12.org/OSE

Special Format Library
Mississippi Library Commission
Talking Book Services
3881 Eastwood Drive
Jackson, MS, 39211-6473
(601) 432-4116
(800) 446-0892
http://mlc.lib.ms.us/tbs/

Special Health Care Needs
Children’s Medical Program
Mississippi State Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS, 39215-1700
(601) 987-3965
(800) 844-0898 (National/WATS)
lawrence.clark@msdh.state.ms.us
http://www.msdh.state.ms.us

Speech, Language, and Hearing
Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association
P.O. Box 22664
Jackson, MS, 39225-2664
(800) 664-6742
http://www.mshausa.org

State Web Site
Connect with your state’s official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:
http://www.ms.gov

Transition Services
Office of Special Education
359 N West St., Suite 300
Jackson, MS, 39205
(601) 359-3498
http://www.mdek12.org/OSE/STS

UCEDD
The Institute for Disability Studies
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive, #5163
Hattiesburg, MS, 39406-0001
(601) 266-5163
http://www.usm.edu/ids

Vocational Education and Rehabilitation
Career & Technical Education
Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS, 39205-0771
(601) 359-3088
http://careertech.org/mississippi

Mississippi Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Rehabilitation Services
P.O. Box 1698
Jackson, MS, 39215-1698
(800) 443-1000
http://www.mdrs.ms.gov/VocationalRehab/Pages/default.aspx

Institute for Disability Studies
Toy Library and Technology Learning Center
730 E. Beach Blvd.
Long Beach, MS, 95650
(228) 214-3223
sara.jackson@usm.edu
https://www.usm.edu/ids/index.php