Kemper County

Criminal Justice

DeKalb Police Dept.

PO Box 579
DeKalb, MS 39328
601-743-9197

Scooba Police Dept.

PO Box 68
Scooba, MS 39358
662-476-8451

Domestic Abuse

Care Lodge

Meridian, MS
Crisis Line: 601-693-4673
601-482-8719
www.carelodge.com
Services:

  • 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: Clarke, Kemper, Lauderdale, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Scott, Winston

Employment

Meridian WIN Job Center

2000 Hwy 19 N
Meridian, MS 39307
601-553-9511
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
meridianjobcenter@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 Wednesday at 4:00pm

Health

Kemper County Health Department

14431 Hwy 16 West
DeKalb, MS 39328
601-743-5865
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

Kemper Family Medical Center

201 Birch St.
De Kalb, MS 39328
601-693-0151

Scooba Family Medical Center

1016 Kemper St.
Scooba, MS 39358
601-693-0151

Mental Health

Weems Community Mental Health Center

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