Jasper County

Criminal Justice

Bay Springs Police Dept.

39th S 6th St
Bay Springs, MS 39422
601-764-4112

Heidelberg Police Dept.

PO Box 373
Heidelberg, MS 39439
601-787-3961

Louin Police Dept.

PO Box 3
Louin, MS 39338
601-739-3630

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

Health

Jasper County Health Department

2761 Highway 15
Bay Springs, MS 39422
601-764-2419
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 (closed Fridays)

Heidelberg Clinic

309 Bay Street East
Heidelberg, MS 39439
601-787-3423
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: Friday Only

Jasper Medical Clinic

309 Pine St.
Heidelberg, MS 39439
601-687-5859

Mental Health

Weems Community Mental Health Center

1415 College Road
Meridian, MS 39304
601-483-4821
601-483-4599 Fax
http://www.weemsmh.com/

Public Libraries

East Mississippi Regional Library

www.emrl.lib.ms.us