The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Area Agency on Aging Presents Education on Aging Seminar Summer 2016 August 11, 2016 Thursday 8:15 am – 4:00...

FEMA Assistance Available to Flood Victims

FEMA assistance available to homeowners, renters and businesses affected by severe storms and flooding that began March 9th in the following counties: Bolivar, Clarke, Coahoma, Forrest, George, Greene, Jones,...

Twin Districts Workforce Development Area WIOA Implementation Plan

In accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 2014, the Twin Districts Workforce Development Area has made the Local Plan available for public review...

2016 SMPDD Capitol Day

On Wednesday, February 3, 2016, SMPDD hosted “Capitol Day” in Jackson, MS in conjunction with Mississippi Association of Supervisors (MAS) for our county supervisors in...

PUBLIC NOTICE – WIOA YOUTH SERVICES PROVIDER RFP

PUBLIC NOTICE SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT Fiscal Agent For TWIN DISTRICTS WORKFORCE AREA REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL WIOA YOUTH SERVICES PROVIDER Program Year 2016...

William Carey University School of Nursing Students Donate Gifts to SMPDD

Paige Kennedy, SMPDD’s Outreach Coordinator, spoke at a Hattiesburg Rotary Club luncheon last year and wonderful things have resulted. For the second year in a...

Be A Santa To A Senior

SMPDD’s Medicaid Waiver case managers were very busy wrapping gifts for seniors that we serve in Covington, Forrest and Lamar counties.  The project “Be a...

Recreational Trails Program Funding Cycle

Announcement Recreational Trails Program Funding Cycle Start Date: December 11, 2015 Close Date: March 10, 2016 The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks –...

Ribbon Cutting at Collins Senior Center

A ribbon cutting was held on Friday, November 20, 2015 at the Collins Senior Citizens Center which is located behind the Collins Civic Center in...

Pine Belt Governor’s Job Fair

October 20, 2015 HATTIESBURG, MS – The Governor’s Job Fair Network of Mississippi in conjunction with the Area Development Partnership, WIN Job Center, The University...

Upcoming Senior Fairs

Harrison County Senior Wellness & Health Expo November 18, 2015 9:00am – 2:00pm Lyman Community Center 13472 Hwy 49 Gulfport, MS 39503 For Registration details...

SMPDD is awarded a $232,121 AmeriCorps Program Grant for 2015-2016

Mississippi to Receive $3.5 Million for AmeriCorps Programs SMPDD is awarded a $232,121 AmeriCorps Program Grant for 2015-2016 Hattiesburg, MS – Volunteer Mississippi announced new...

Workforce Development

The SMPDD Workforce Development Department strives to develop and sustain a qualified workforce. Our Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Programs through the Twin Districts Workforce Area (TDWA) provide assistance to businesses...

Local Government Assistance

The Economic Development staff offers planning assistance to its 15 counties and 38 cities.  Assessments, surveys, action plans and customized specific studies may be conducted by The District so...
Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District has been building a stronger Mississippi since 1967. Through our Board of Directors we continuously meet the needs, discover opportunities and provide overall quality of life enjoyed in Southern Mississippi.

MS Access To Care

MS Access To Care
The Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) program will enable individuals to navigate through Mississippi’s resource barriers in obtaining Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). MAC will assist those individuals through a No Wrong Door System for guidance in making good choices for health care decisions.

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