Lauderdale County

Criminal Justice

Marion Police Dept.

PO Box 310
Marion, MS 39342
601-483-9573

Meridian Police Dept.

2415 6th St.

Meridian, MS 39301

601-485-1893

Disability Services

AbilityWorks of Meridian

1003 College Drive
P.O. Box 4317
Meridian, MS 39304
601-483-3871
601-482-2768 Fax
Troy Wicktom, Facility Manager
A community rehabilitation program that provides vocational assessment, job training, and actual work experience for individuals with disabilities.

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

East Mississippi Sexual Assault Center

1520 8th Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1207
Meridian, MS 39302
Hotline: 601-485-2828 or 800-643-6250
601-485-4736
wesley1@strato.net

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

Financial / Banking Services

Multi-County Community Service Agency

2900 St. Paul Street
Meridian, MS 39301
601-483-4838 or 1-800-898-0659
http://multi-county.org/
Services

  • Emergency food and shelter
  • senior services
  • self sufficeny programs
  • employment training and case management
  • GED assistance
  • substance abuse counseling and treatment
  • domestic violence assistance
  • medical aid
  • travelers aid

Health

Greater Meridian Health Clinic, Inc.

2701 Davis St.
Meridian, MS 39301-5708
601-693-0151

Lauderdale County Health Department

5224 Valley Street
Meridian, MS 39304
601-693-2451
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

Mobile Access Unit (MAC)

2701 Davis St.
Meridian, Mississippi, 39301-5708
601-693-0151

Mental Health

East Mississippi State Hospital
Adult Alcohol and Drug Unit

4555 Highland Park Dr.
Box 4128, W. Station
Meridian, MS 39307
601-482-6186
601-581-7600
Contact: Yolanda McDade
ymcdade@emsh.ms.gov

Types of Service: Inpatient, CDU, Detoxification, Adult Males

Bradley A. Sanders Adolescent Complex

1401 College Drive
Box 4128, W. Station
Meridian, MS 39307
601-581-7990
Fax: 601-581-8065
Contact: Christopher Barnes
cbarnes@emsh.ms.gov
Detoxification, CDU, Prevention, Adolescent Males

Weems Community Mental Health Center

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

Public Libraries

Meridian-Lauderdale County Public Library

www.meridian.lib.ms.us

Substance Abuse

New Leaf Recovery

5000 Hwy. 39 N.
Meridian, MS 39301
601-483-6211
601-483-8091 Fax
Contact: Betsy Storms, Ph.D.
betsy.storms@uhsinc.com
Types of Service: Recovery Support, Intensive Outpatient, Adult Males/Females

Weems Life Care

601-482-6186
Services:

  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Halfway house
  • Residential Short-term and Long-term treatment
  • Outpatient programs for those with co-occurring mental illness
  • Serves persons with DUI/DWI offences and other criminal justice clients