Issaquena County

Administrative Issues

US Social Security Administration
Vicksburg Social Security Office

4155 Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS - 39183
800-772-1213
Program Provides:

  • Ministry
  • Food
  • Housing
  • Clothing

Who Qualifies: Adults and Children
Open: Monday-Friday

Domestic Abuse

Angel Wings Outreach Center

415 Simpson Circle
Mendenhall, MS 39114
Crisis Line: 1-866-847-5802
601-847-5802
Services:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional/ Supportive Housing
  • Childcare
  • Advocacy Services
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Residential Counseling
  • Non-Residential Counseling
  • Community Education
  • Referral Services

Counties Served: Hinds, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, Warren, Yazoo

Catholic Charities, Inc. Shelter for Battered Families

Jackson, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-273-9012
601-366-0222
http://www.catholiccharitiesjackson.org/services/domestic.violence.html
Services:

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

Counties Served: Hinds, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, Sharkey, Warren, Yazoo

Center for Violence Prevention

Pearl, MS
Crisis Line 1-800-266-4198
601-932-4198 or 1-800-799-SAFE
www.mscvp.org
Services:

  • Crisis and Referral Line: a twenty-four hour crisis and referral line to assist in immediate needs.
  • Temporary Shelter
  • Counseling
  • Workshops
  • Second Chance: Retail store
  • Sexual Assault crisis center
  • Batters intervention program

Counties Served: Hinds, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Sharkey, Simpson, Warren, Yazoo

Haven House Family Shelter

Vicksburg, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-898-0860
601-638-0021
www.myhavenhouse.org
Services provided:

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

Counties Served: Hinds, Issaquena, Madison, Rankin, Sharkey, Simpson, Warren, Yazoo

Employment

Greenville WIN Job Center

800 Mississippi 1
Greenville, MS 38703
662-332-8101
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
greenvillejobcenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement, WIA Services, Priority Services for Veterans, TAA, Job Corps, On-the-Job Training
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Thursday at 4:00pm

MS Department of Employment Security (WIN Job Center)

1625 Monroe St, Vicksburg, MS 39180
601-638-1452
Program Provides:

  • Employment Assistance
  • Unemployment claims
  • Veteran Services

Who Qualifies: Public
Open: Monday-Friday

Health

Sharkey-Issaquena County Health Department

297 Race St
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
662-873-6202
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

Mental Health

Life Help

2504 Old Browning Road
P. O. Box 1505
Greenwood, MS 38935-1505
662-453-6211
662-455-5243 Fax
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.

Public Libraries

Sharkey-Issaquena County Public Library

116 China St
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
662-873-4076
www.youseemore.com/sharkeyissaquena

Shelter

Community Action Agency/ WWISCA

2022 Cherry Street
601-638-2474
Program Provides:

  • Utility Assistance
  • Shelter (Washington Co.)
  • Weatherization Program (homeowners)

Open: Monday-Friday
Servicing: Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey

Mountain of Faith Women’s Restoration Shelter

P.O. Box 820138
Vicksburg, MS 39182
601.661.8990
601.661.6233
www.mtnoffaith.org
Program Provides:

  • Physical
  • Examinations
  • Transitional Housing
  • Permanent Housing
  • Emergency Sheltering
  • Case Management
  • Job Training and Placement
  • Mental Health Care
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Childcare
  • Life Skill Training
  • Computer Skills
  • Parenting Skills
  • Adult Education/GED
  • Bus Passes
  • Transportation
  • Nutrition Education
  • Food Stamps

Open: 24 hours

River City Rescue Mission

3705 Washington St
Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 636-6602
www.rivercityrescuemission.org
Program Provides:

  • Residency Program
  • Thrift Store

Open: 24 hours

Transportation

NRoute Transit Commission

2501 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS 39180
601-636-1053
www.vicksburg.org/departments/public-transportation
Provides:

  • public transportation through the NRoute system
  • All buses are handicapped accessible. They are also equipped with bike racks for those commuting from place to place.

Who Qualifies: Public
Open: Monday-Friday Hours from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm
Warren Washington Issaquena Sharkey