Attala County

Criminal Justice

Kosciusko Police Dept.

209 W Adams St
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-3131

Disability Services

AbilityWorks of Kosciusko

610 West Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 1547
Kosciusko, MS 39090
662-289-5472
662-289-6784 Fax
Jamie Deason, Facility Manager
A community rehabilitation program that provides vocational assessment, job training, and actual work experience for individuals with disabilities.

Domestic Abuse

Safe Haven

Columbus, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-890-6040
662-327-6118
Services:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional/ Supportive Housing
  • Childcare
  • Advocacy Services
  • 24-hour Crisis Line
  • Non-Residential Counseling
  • Emergency Transportation
  • Community Education
  • Referral Services
  • Residential Counseling

Counties Served: Attala, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Monroe, Montgomery, Oktibbeha, Webster

Employment

Carthage WIN Job Center

202 C O Brooks St
Carthage, MS 39051
601-267-9282
carthagejobcenter@mdes.ms.gov
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
Job Placement, WIA Services, TAA, On-the-Job Training, Priority Services for Veterans, and Job Corps
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Financial / Banking Services

Central Mississippi, Inc.

P.O. Box 749
Winona, MS 38967
662-283-4781
http://cmicsp.org/
Families that live in the middle part of the state can call this non-profit for financial assistance and advice. Services are for residents of Attala, Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Yalobusha, Leflore, and Montgomery. Rent and utility bill help is from Emergency Food and Shelter. Other programs include short term loans, credit counseling, SNAP application and more.

Health

Attala County Health Department

999 Martin Luther King Drive
Kosciusko MS 39090
662-289-2351
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 - Friday

Mental Health

Life Help

2504 Browning Road
P. O. Box 1505
Greenwood, MS 38930
662-453-6211
662-455-5243 Fax
http://www.region6-lifehelp.org
A full service community mental health facility dedicated to providing the highest quality of care.
Offers counseling, support housing, care and treatment.