Smith County

Criminal Justice

Mize Police Dept.

PO Box 68
Mize, MS 39116
601-733-2221

Raleigh Police Dept.

PO Box 355
Raleigh, MS 39153
601-782-9992

Taylorsville Police Dept.

PO Box 358
Taylorsville, MS 39168
601-785-6622

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

Health

Family Health Care Clinic IC, Inc -Raleigh

226 Highway 18 E.
Raleigh, MS 39153
601-825-7280 x224

Family Health Center, Inc.

411 Willis St.
Taylorsville, MS 39168-4550
601-425-3033

Family Health Center - Taylorsville Clinic

531 Hwy 28 E
Taylorsville, MS 39168
601-785-9580
http://www.lfhc.net/
Hours: Mondays & Tuesdays 8am-7pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 8am - 5pm, Fridays 8am - 12pm

Smith County Health Department

353-A Hwy 37
Raleigh, MS 39153
601-782-4472
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, Wednesday, Friday

Taylorsville Clinic

102 Dallas Street
Taylorsville, MS 39168
601-785-4704
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: Thursday Only

Mental Health

Weems Community Mental Health Center

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

Public Libraries

Central Mississippi Regional Library System

www.cmrls.lib.ms.us