Greene County

Criminal Justice

Leakesville Police Dept.

301A Lafayette Ave.
Leakesville, MS 39451
601-394-2336

McLain Police Dept.

PO Box 5
McLain, MS 39456
601-753-2757

State Line Police Dept.

PO Box 95
State Line, MS 39362
601-848-7755

Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse Family Shelter, Inc.

PO Box 273
Laurel, MS 39441-0273
Statewide 24-hour crisis line: 1-800-649-1092
Local crisis line Laurel: 601-428-8821
Local crisis line Hattiesburg: 601-582-2102
Business office Laurel: 601-428-1707
Court Advocate Information Line: 601-498-0157
www.domesticabusefamilyshelter.org
dafss@bellsouth.net
Services:

  • Statewide 24-hour crisis line
  • 24-hour emergency shelter in Hattiesburg and Laurel up to 90 days
  • Temporary housing, food, transportation, and personal hygiene articles
  • Information and referrals regarding financial, medical, legal, housing, employment and educational assistance
  • Individual and group counseling on site (shelter), as well as off-site (community)
  • Victim advocacy in justice and municipal courts in 9 of the 11 counties
  • Aftercare case management up to 90 days after departure from the shelter
  • Children’s program (therapeutic child care, crisis counseling)
  • Public education, outreach, and community awareness programs
  • Domestic Violence Intervention Program for abusers

Hours: The shelter in Hattiesburg and Laurel are open 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. The business office, counseling offices in Laurel and Hattiesburg, Aftercare Case Management Program, and Children’s Program are provided Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. through 5:00 P.M. The Domestic Violence Intervention Program and support groups are held by appointment.
Covington, Forrest, Greene, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry, Smith, and Wayne.

Employment

Laurel WIN Job Center

2139 Mississippi 15
Laurel, MS 39440
601-399-4000
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
laureljobcenter@mdes.ms.gov|
Job Placement, Priority Services for Veterans, WIA, TAA
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Financial / Banking Services

Gulf Coast Community Action Agency, Inc.

500 24th Street
Gulfport, MS 39502-0519
228-896-1409
www.gccaa.org
Offers low income programs for the regions of George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Stone. Call to apply for energy bill assistance/LIHEAP and other aid, such as senior meals.
Gulf Coast Community Action Agency, Inc. offers an array of programs. Community Service Block Grant, Head Start, Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Homeownership Counseling, HUD Housing Counseling, Emergency Shelter Grant, Working On Winning Workforce Investment Act Program, and Earned Income Tax Credit Services.
These programs offer a variety of social services that include case management, emergency services, housing, employment health services, early childhood education, nutrition, transportation, income management, and tax preparation. Families also have access to community resources, job training, and direct support.

Boat People SOS

179 Lameuse Street
Biloxi MS 39530
228-436-9999
Vietnamese interpreters and translation, financial literacy training, IDA (Individual Development Account) program, Immigration and Naturalization issues, English as a Second Language classes.

Health

Community Medical-Adult Clinic

401 McInnis Ave.
Leakesville, MS 39451
601-394-5714

Greene Area Medical Extenders, Inc.

1616 Williams Dr.
Leakesville, MS 39451-5622
601-394-2866

Greene County Health Department

1799 Davis Street
Leakesville, MS 39451
601-394-2389
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 - Thursday

Leaksville Dental Clinic

1614 Williams Dr.
Leakesville, Mississippi, 39451-5622
601-394-2866

State Line Clinic

52 Kennedy St.
State Line, MS 39362-9519
601-394-2866

Mental Health

Mental Health Center

PO Box 526
1501 Lackey Street
Leakesville, MS 39451
601-394-5047
601-394-6542 Fax

Pine Belt Mental Healthcare Resources

PO Box 18679
4100 Mamie St
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
601-705-1901
601-705-1952 (Fax)
www.pbmhr.com