Helpful Links

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sites:

Mississippi Development Authority

City of Jackson

Other Resources

At His Feet Ministries
Serving the homeless, substance abused, ex-offender, broken, hurting, lost, hopeless and helpless to LIVE AND LIVE MORE ABUNDANTLY.
Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities provides services to people in the Jackson area and throughout Mississippi related to the following opportunities and issue: Adoption & Maternity, Alcohol & Drugs, Children’s Mental Health, Domestic Violence, Family Ministry, Health Ministry, Immigration, Rape Crisis, Refugees, Social Ministry and Homeless Veterans.
Center for Violence Prevention
The Center for Violence Prevention advocates that every person has the right to a life free from violence.
Serving Claiborne, Copiah, Hinds, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Sharkey, Simpson, Warren and Yazoo Counties.
City of Jackson
The goal of the Homelessness Initiative is to eradicate homelessness in the City of Jackson. Our goal is to work the strategies identified in the City of Jackson’s Ten-Year Plan to End Homelessness.
Grace House
Grace House provides transitional housing and supportive services for men and women living with HIV/AIDS.
Hinds Behavior Health Services
Hinds Behavioral Health Services is a community based mental health center designed to provide quality and effective care for people in Hinds County. The center makes available a wide range of mental health and substance abuse services for adults and children. Service providers are responsible for case management, outpatient therapy, crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluations, medication management and additional mental health services.
Institute for Disability Studies
Mississippi’s University Center for excellence in developmental disabilities research, educaton and service.
Mississippi Housing Partnership
A nonprofit housing organization which provides financing for first-time homebuyers, homeownership education/counseling services, foreclosure counseling and affordable rental housing. MHP is a member of the Housing Partnership Network and Partners to End Homelessness, Inc.
Mountain of Faith
Since 2005, Mountain of Faith has operated Womens Restoration Center, a shelter for women and children in Vicksburg, MS. We provided shelter, food, clothing and transportation to community service programs. We also assist with food stamps, TANK, medical and mental health services,jobs, birth certificates,school uniforms and other services needed to transition from emergency to permanent housing.
New Life For Women
New Life is a full continuum of treatment for adult women, some of whom are homeless and/or indigent, with substance abuse and associated issues. Our mission is to assist women in transitioning from addiction to sober, independent living.
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a faith based organization that provides social services, youth activities, disaster work, and community outreach. we provide services with a limited amount of resources. We also provide emergency and transitional shelter to the homeless.
A publication about Jackson, MS homeless population featuring personal stories and pertinent issues in an effort to build public awareness and education about homelessness in Jackson
Partners Permanent Housing Program (PPH)
Partners Permanent Housing Program is for women and women with children who are homeless and have a HUD defined disabling condition. The program offers permanent housing stability and the supportive services needed to reach program participants maximum capacity for living independently.
Gateway Rescue Mission
Gateway Rescue Mission offers daily feeding programs for the homeless at its Gallatin street location daily as well as shelter programs for both men and women designed to give the needed life skills to alleviate homelessness for the individuals served.
Partnership to End Homelessness
The Partnership to End Homelessness is made up of service organizations that provide direct, indirect or supportive services to homeless individuals and those at risk of becoming homeless, persons who advocate on behalf of the homeless and other individuals, groups, and organizations concerned with the welfare and needs of the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.