Jones County

Criminal Justice

Ellisville Police Dept.

102 W. Holly St.
Ellisville, MS 39437
601-477-9252

Laurel Police Dept.

317 S Magnolia St
Laurel, MS 39440
601-425-4711

Sandersville Police Dept.

PO Box 692
Sandersville, MS 39477
601-428-0992

Soso Police Dept.

PO Box 99
Soso, MS 39480
601-729-2958

Disability Services

AbilityWorks of Laurel

3 Thames Road
P.O. Box 2980
Laurel, MS 39442
601-649-8094
601-428-5617 Fax
Charles Fairley, Facility Manager
A community rehabilitation program that provides vocational assessment, job training, and actual work experience for individuals with disabilities.

Developmental Disabilities Services

5192 Hwy 11 North
Laurel, MS 39440
601-425-3439
601-649-7939 Fax

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

Pearl River Valley Opportunity Inc.

Jones County
130 North 12th Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
601-428-3171
http://prvoinc.org/
Services:

  • Emergency Food and Shelter Program
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

Health

Family Health Center, Inc.

117 S. 11th Ave.
Laurel, MS 39440-4312
601-425-3033

Family Health Center, Inc.- OBGYN Clinic

103 S. 12th Ave.
Laurel, MS 39440-4322
601-425-3033

Family Health Center - Sandersville Clinic

203 Broad St
Sandersville, MS 39477
601-426-9918
http://www.lfhc.net/
Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays 8am-7pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8am - 5pm, Fridays 8am - 12pm

Jones County Health Department

5168 Highway 11
South Laurel, MS 39440
601-426-3258
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 – Friday

Sandersville Health Center

203 Broad St.
Sandersville, Mississippi
601-425-3033

Mental Health

Clearview Recovery Center

#3 Clearview Circle
Moselle, MS 39459
601-544-1599
601-544-8464 Fax

Laurel Children’s Center

1721 W. 10th St
Laurel, MS 39440
601-425-9322
601-422-0211
601-425-3231 Fax

Magnolia Place for Seniors

5192 Hwy 11 North
Laurel, MS 39440
601-649-7921

Mental Health Center

PO Box 113
5192 Hwy 11 North
Laurel, MS 39440
601-649-7921
601-649-7939 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

Westway Behavioral Healthcare

934 West Drive
Laurel, MS 39440
601-426-7520
601-428-5790 Fax

Public Libraries

Laurel-Jones County Library

www.laurel.lib.ms.us

Shelter

MS Baptist Child and Youth Care

Moselle, MS 394595154
601-596-3786
Shelter for homeless children ages 12-18. Independent living shelter/homes for youth 17-21 with or without mild disabilities and/or homeless. Youth must hold job/ looking for a job. Youth must abide by all rules/staff request. Youth must share a portion of their earnings for transportation and living arrangements

Substance Abuse

Dying to Live

301 Nth 2nd Avenue
Laurel, MS 39440
Contact person:
Angela or Lynn - 601-335-3474
Tammy - 601-319-7437
http://dyingtolive.nationbuilder.com/
We are a faith-based addiction recovery ministry that uses a non-traditional version of the 12 step model to break the cycle of addiction and help people recover.

South Central Regional Medical Recovery Center

1220 Jefferson St., Box 607
Laurel, MS 39441
601-426-4381
Fax: 601-426-4382
Contact: Anna Hamilton
ahamilton@sceme.com
Types of Service: Inpatient, CDU, Recovery Support, Detoxification, Adult Males/Females