Jefferson County

Criminal Justice

Fayette Police Dept.

PO Box 637
Fayette, MS 39069
601-786-3333

Domestic Abuse

Guardian Shelter

Natchez, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-273-6938
601-442-0142
http://www.catholiccharitiesjackson.org/natchez/shelters
Services: Emergency Shelter, Childcare, Advocacy Services, 24-hour Crisis Line, Residential Counseling, Non-Residential Counseling, Emergency Transportation, Community Education, Referral Services, Legal Services
Counties Served: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall, Wilkinson

W.I.N.G.S. Domestic Violence Shelter

McComb, MS
Crisis: 601-684-9111
601-684-9225
www.wingsdvs.com
Services:

  • Crisis Hotline - 24 hour assistance to victims of domestic violence.
  • Emergency Shelter - residential and non-residential housing.
  • Case Management - individualized plan aimed at helping meet current and future needs.
  • Counseling - group and individual sessions designed to encourage healing and rebuilding for the future.
  • Victims Advocacy - for legal services, law enforcement and social services.
  • Education - to provide job training and assistance with job placement.
  • Children’s Program - including counseling and tutoring to help children break the cycle of violence.
  • Information and Referrals - to other community agencies.

Counties Served: Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Walthall

Employment

Natchez WIN Job Center

107 John Pitchford Parkway
Natchez, MS 39120
601-442-0243
natchezjobcenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement Assistance; Job and Skill Training, Guidance and Support; Priority Services for Veterans; Career Counseling; Job Corps Information; Trade Adjustment Assistance Benefits Information; Referral to Supportive Services; Referral to Vocational Rehabilitation Services; and Information about HUD Rental and Homeownership Program
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Food

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Distribution Center

Jefferson County
268 E. Harrison St.
Fayette, MS
601-786-3541
http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic
Program provides:

  • supplemental foods
  • health care referrals
  • nutrition education
  • Who qualifies:
  • low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women
  • infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk

Health

Jefferson County Health Department

700 Main Street
Fayette, MS 39069
601-786-3061
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, Wednesday, Friday. (Closed Thursdays)

Mental Health

Southwest MS Mental Health Complex

1701 White Street
P.O. Box 768
McComb, MS 39649-0768
601-684-2173
www.swmmhc.org