Choctaw County

Criminal Justice

Ackerman Police Dept.

P.O. Box 394
Ackerman, MS 39735
662-285-3600

Weir Police Dept.

PO Box 217
Weir, MS 39772
662-547-6123

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

Golden Triangle WIN Job Center

5000 North Frontage Road
Columbus, MS 39701
662-328-6876
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
ColumbusJobCenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement, Priority Services for Veterans, TAA, Job Corps, Job Search Skills Training class, On-the-Job Training
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Health

Choctaw County Health Department

123 Chester Street
Ackerman, MS 39735
662-285-6213
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, Wednesday and Friday

Mental Health

Choctaw Behavioral Health

210 Hospital Circle
Choctaw, MS 39350
601-389-6291
601-663-7935 Fax
Contact: Bettye McAfee
btategardner@choctaw.org
Services: Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Recovery Support, Prevention, and DUI
Population served: Tribal members of MS, Band of Choctaw Indians

Community Counseling Services

1032 Highway 50 West
P.O. Box 1336
West Point, MS 39773
662-524-4347
662-524-4364 Fax
www.ccsms.org/

Legal

Choctaw Legal Defense

601-656-5251

Public Libraries

Tombigbee Regional Library System

www.tombigbee.lib.ms.us

Shelter

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority IV

Columbus, MS 39703
(662) 327-0136 or (601) 373-7040
www.mrh4.com/contact-us.htm
Offers federal housing assistance such as section 8 vouchers to income qualified individuals and families. Almost 5000 families get help from its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program each and every year. In addition, they run a number of low income housing apartments and units in the region.