Oktibbeha County

Criminal Justice

Starkville Police Dept.

101 E. Lampkin St.
Starkville, MS 39759
662-323-4134

Sturgis Police Dept.

PO Box 97
Sturgis, MS 39769
662-465-7970

Disability Services

AbilityWorks of Starkville

207 Industrial Park Road
P.O. Box 824
Starkville, MS 39760-0824
662-324-9617
662-324-1873 Fax
Marie Portera, Facility Manager
A community rehabilitation program that provides vocational assessment, job training, and actual work experience for individuals with disabilities.

Domestic Abuse

Safe Haven

Columbus, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-890-6040
662-327-6118
Services:

  • Emergency Shelter
  • Transitional/ Supportive Housing
  • Childcare
  • Advocacy Services
  • 24-hour Crisis Line
  • Non-Residential Counseling
  • Emergency Transportation
  • Community Education
  • Referral Services
  • Residential Counseling

Counties Served: Attala, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Monroe, Montgomery, Oktibbeha, Webster

Employment

Christian Women’s Job Corps (CWJC)

Mailing address:
560 Willowbrook Road
Columbus, MS 39705
Physical Address:
207 Lafayefte
Starkville, MS 39759
662-325-6802
www.cwjcgtms.org
The purpose of Christian Women’s Job Corps is to assist women in gaining skills for life and employment through job training and education.

Golden Triangle WIN Job Center

5000 North Frontage Road
Columbus, MS 39701
662-328-6876
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
ColumbusJobCenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement, Priority Services for Veterans, TAA, Job Corps, Job Search Skills Training class, On-the-Job Training
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Health

Oktibbeha County Health Department

203 Yeates Street
Starkville, MS 39759
662-323-4565
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

Mental Health

Community Counseling Services

1032 Highway 50 West
P.O. Box 1336
West Point, MS 39773
662-524-4347
662-524-4364 Fax
www.ccsms.org/

Public Libraries

Starkville-Oktibbeha County Public Library System

www.starkville.lib.ms.us

Shelter

Mississippi Regional Housing Authority IV

Columbus, MS 39703
(662) 327-0136 or (601) 373-7040
www.mrh4.com/contact-us.htm
OIffers federal housing assistance such as section 8 vouchers to income qualified individuals and families. Almost 5000 families get help from its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program each and every year. In addition, they run a number of low income housing apartments and units in the region.

Substance Abuse

Golden Triangle Recovery Center, Inc.

905 Louisville Street
Starkville, MS 39759
662-324-2230
662-324-2230 Fax
Contact: Michael Valentine
michael.gtrc@gmail.com
Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, DUI*, Recovery Support, Adult Males

Oktibbeha County Annex

662-323-9318
Services:

  • Substance abuse treatment
  • Community Counseling Services
  • Halfway house
  • Outpatient programs for adolescents, those with co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorders including DUI/DWI offenders