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Mississippi Constituent
Services Directory

Agency Name: Auditor’ OfficeAuditor’ Office
Constituent Services Contact Name: Brent Henderson
Phone: 601-576-2639
Email: Brent.henderson@osa.ms.gov
Back up Contact: Bill Pope
Phone: 601-576-2667
Email: Bill.Pope@osa.ms.gov
Handmail Address: Suite 801 Woolfolk Building

Brief description of your agency and how it serves the public.

Our Agency audits public funds such as County governments and State Agencies as well as Universities. Investigates misspent funds, etc.

Dept of Corrections

Agency Name:| MS Dept of Corrections|
Constituent Services Contact Name:| Linda Holman, Director of Constituent Services| Phone:| 601.359.5294|
Email:| LHolman@mdoc.state.ms.us|
Back up Contact:| Stacy L. Lewis |
Phone:| 601.359.5331|
Email:| SLewis@mdoc.state.ms.us|
Handmail Address:| 723 N. President Street Jackson, MS 39202|

Brief description of your agency and how it serves the public. Mississippi Department of Corrections is led by Commissioner Christopher B. Epps. The Mississippi Department of Corrections’ mission is to provide and promote public safety through efficient and effective offender custody, care, control and treatment consistent with sound correctional principles and constitutional standards.

DEQ

Agency Name: Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Phone: 601-961-5171
Handmail Address:
515 East Amite Street, Jackson, MS 39201
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) protects human health and the environment and investigates inquiries and complaints from the public regarding environmental matters. MDEQ staff responds to complaints such as fish kills, sewage issues, illegal dumping, storm water sediment runoff, odors, and other environmental issues. An online complaint tracking system provides information on the complainant, the investigation, and the resolution. MDEQ has staff at three regional offices in Oxford, Pearl, and Biloxi that respond to complaints. The MDEQ website is www.deq.state.ms.us. Information requests from the Governor or his staff can be directed to Jill Bailey, Richard Harrell, Alice Perry or Trudy Fisher.

DHS
MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Constituent Services Contact: Jennifer Boler
Phone: 601-359-4414
Email: jennifer.boler@mdhs.ms.gov
Back up Contact: Beth Handelman or Margaret Frazier
Phone: 601-359-4457 (Beth) 601-359-4458 (Margaret)Email: beth.handelman@mdhs.ms.gov or margaret.frazier@mdhs.ms.gov Handmail Address: 750 North State Street, Jackson, 39202
ECONOMIC ASSISTANCE
Assist with employment, training, and support services
-Emergency Food -Food Pantries
-TANF Work Programs -Jobs
-Food Stamps-Supplemental benefits
-Abstinence Unit-Out-of-wedlock births
-Healthy Marriage -Stable family formation
-Disaster Relief -Housing/shelters, food
COMMUNITY SERVICES
Assist with achieving education, employment, nutrition, housing, health services, community affairs and transportation. Provides financial assistance to eligible households to help pay costs of energy bills. Provides assistance to reduce costs of home heating/cooling. Assist families with meeting their nutritional needs by participating in food share programs, purchasing food through pantries, and feeding homeless through soup kitchens. -CSBG Through Community Action Agencies, clients are assisted with education, employment, housing, health, nutrition and transportation. -LIHEAPAssist clients with energy and other utility bills.

-LIWAPImprove clients homes by performing energy audits, air sealing, attic insulation, wall insulation, duct insulation, installing smart thermostats, installing lighting retrofits and refrigerator replacement.

Development Authority Disaster Recovery Division
Agency Name: Mississippi Development Authority Disaster Recovery Division Constituent Services Contact Name: Donna Rogers
Phone:...
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