MississippiMississippi

Welfare/Public Assistance

Client Legal Education Materials

  • Apply Online for Disability Benefits

    This website provides steps and an explanation of how to apply for disability benefits online. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Disability for Children

    This document explains Disability for Children after the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Federal Food Programs

    This site discusses the federal food programs. Content Detail

  • Mississippi Food Stamp Program

    Content Detail

    By:
    Food Stamps Organization
  • Public Benefits in Mississippi for 2009

    Content Detail

    By:
    North Mississippi Rural Legal Services
  • Social Security: Who’s Eligible?

    Social Security pays benefits not only to people retired from the work force, but also their surviving dependents following the person’s death and persons who become disabled and cannot work. Knowing the eligibility requirements can help you plan for retirement or in case accident, illness, or death occurs. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. SNAP is the largest program in the domestic hunger safety net. The Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations to ensure that those eligible for nutrition assistance can make informed decisions about applying for the program and can access benefits. Content Detail

    By:
    United States Department of Agriculture
  • TANF

    This site explains TANF, time limits, eligibility, payment amounts and work requirements. Content Detail

    By:
    MS Department of Human Services