Pearl River County

Clothing

Salvation Army

Social Services
2019 22nd St Gulfport, MS 39501
228-868-1188
Services Offered:

  • Food Pantry
  • Diapers
  • Utility Assistance (by appointment only)
  • Shower and Laundry Program (Mon, Wed, and Fri from 8:30 – 11:30 AM)
  • Cooking Classes
  • Grocery Shopping Classes
  • Goal Setting (Family and Individual)
  • Fire Assistance
  • Budgeting Classes (Last Friday of Each Month)
  • Bus Passes
  • Back to School Supplies Assistance
  • Referral Assistance

Serves Hancock, Harrison, Pearl River, and Stone County
Hours 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Criminal Justice

Picayune Police Dept.

328 S. Main St.
Picayune, MS 39466
601-798-7411

Poplarville Police Dept.

200 Hwy. 26E
Poplarville, MS 39470
601-795-4447

Domestic Abuse

Gulf Coast Women’s Center for Nonviolence

PO Box 333
Biloxi, MS 39533

Crisis Line: 1-800-800-1396
228-436-3809
www.gcwcfn.org
Services provided:

  • 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
  • Legal Services

Counties Served: George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Pearl River, Stone

Education

Pearl River Community College – GED

601-554-5514
601-740-1421
Free GED classes to anyone 17 or older.

Employment

Picayune WIN Job Center

2005 Wildwood Rd
Picayune, MS 39466
601-798-3472
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
picayunejobcenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement, WIA Services, Priority Services for Veterans, TAA, Job Corps, Referral to Supportive and Rehabilitation Services, Training
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Financial / Banking Services

Pearl River Valley Opportunity, Inc.
Picayune

7012 Highway 11 North, Suite D
Carriere, MS 39426
601-749-7729 or 601-749-7730
http://prvoinc.org/
Services:

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

Pearl River Valley Opportunity, Inc.
Poplarville

417 Highway 11 North
Poplarville, MS 39470
601-403-2288
http://prvoinc.org/
Services:

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

Health

Pearl River County Health Department

7547 Highway 11 North
Carriere, MS 39426
601-798-6212
Environmental Office: 601-798-5354
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

Picayune Family Health Center

1911 Read Rd.
Picayune, MS 39466-2730
601-251-3500

Mental Health

Gulf Coast Mental Health Center

1600 Broad Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501-3603
228-863-1132
228-865-1700 Fax
www.gcmhc.com

Public Libraries

Pearl River County Library System

www.pearlriver.lib.ms.us