Amite County

Criminal Justice

Gloster Police Dept.

PO Box 1019
Gloster, MS 39638
601-225-4771

Liberty Police Dept.

PO Box 301
Liberty, MS 39645
601-657-8021

Domestic Abuse

Guardian Shelter

Natchez, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-273-6938
601-442-0142
http://www.catholiccharitiesjackson.org/natchez/shelters
Services: Emergency Shelter, Childcare, Advocacy Services, 24-hour Crisis Line, Residential Counseling, Non-Residential Counseling, Emergency Transportation, Community Education, Referral Services, Legal Services
Counties Served: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall, Wilkinson

W.I.N.G.S. Domestic Violence Shelter

McComb, MS
Crisis: 601-684-9111
601-684-9225
www.wingsdvs.com
Services:

  • Crisis Hotline - 24 hour assistance to victims of domestic violence.
  • Emergency Shelter - residential and non-residential housing.
  • Case Management - individualized plan aimed at helping meet current and future needs.
  • Counseling - group and individual sessions designed to encourage healing and rebuilding for the future.
  • Victims Advocacy - for legal services, law enforcement and social services.
  • Education - to provide job training and assistance with job placement.
  • Children’s Program - including counseling and tutoring to help children break the cycle of violence.
  • Information and Referrals - to other community agencies.

Counties Served: Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Walthall

Education

Southwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education/GED

Regional Workforce Training Center
Room 134
601-276-3846
Carolyn Williams, ABE-GED Director
The Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Educational Development (GED) program at Southwest Community College addresses the district’s need for skill enhancement. Adult Basic Education-General Educational Development classes are FREE and made available to Mississippians 17 years old (by September 1) or older who are not enrolled in any public, private, or home school program. If you would like to learn to read, enhance basic reading, writing, or math skills, or get a GED diploma, SMCC’s ABE-GED program has been designed to assist you!
Southwest MS Community College district consists of Pike, Amite, Walthall, and Wilkinson Counties.

Employment

McComb WIN Job Center

416 Marion Avenue
McComb, MS 39648
601-684-4421
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
mccombjobcenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement Assistance; Job and Skill Training, Guidance and Support; Priority Services for Veterans; Career Counseling; Job Corps Information; Trade Act Adjustment Benefits Information; Referral to Supportive Services; Referral to Vocational Rehabilitation Services; Referral to Job Testing Services; and Information about HUD Rental and Homeownership Programs
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Food

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Distribution Center

Amite County
147 West Freedom
Liberty, MS
601-657-8400
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic
Program provides:

  • supplemental foods
  • health care referrals
  • nutrition education

Who qualifies:

  • low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women
  • infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk

Health

Amite County Health Department

1000 Irene Street
Liberty, MS 39645
601-657-8351
http://msdh.ms.gov/

  • Breast & Cervical Cancer
  • Child Health (EPSDT)
  • Children’s Health Insurance
  • Children’s Medical Program
  • Diabetes control
  • Early Intervention (First Steps)
  • Family Planning
  • Hypertension (High blood pressure)
  • Immunization
  • Maternity
  • Perinatal (PHRM)
  • Social Work
  • STD/HIV
  • Tuberculosis
  • WIC

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. (Closed Wednesdays)

Amite County Medical Services, Inc.

138 Clinic Dr.
Liberty, Mississippi, 39645
601-657-4326

Gloster Dental Services

253 E. Main St.
Gloster, MS 39638
601-657-4326

Liberty Dental Services

102 Freedom Dr.
Liberty, MS 39645
601-657-4326

Mental Health

Southwest MS Mental Health Complex

1701 White Street
P.O. Box 768
McComb, MS 39649-0768
601-684-2173
www.swmmhc.org

Public Libraries

Pike-Amite-Walthall Library System

www.pawls.org