Stone 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

Wiggins Police Dept.

303 First St. S.
Wiggins, MS 39577
601-928-5444

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

Employment

Gulfport WIN Job Center

10162 Southpark Drive
Gulfport, MS 39503
228-897-6900
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
gulfportjobcenter@mdes.ms.gov
Job Placement, WIA Services, Priority Services for Veterans, TAA, Job Corps
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Closed Wednesday at 4:00pm

Financial / Banking Services

Gulf Coast Community Action Agency, Inc.

500 24th Street
Gulfport, MS 39502-0519
228-896-1409
www.gccaa.org
Offers low income programs for the regions of George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Stone. Call to apply for energy bill assistance/LIHEAP and other aid, such as senior meals.
Gulf Coast Community Action Agency, Inc. offers an array of programs. Community Service Block Grant, Head Start, Federal Emergency Management Assistance (FEMA), Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), Homeownership Counseling, HUD Housing Counseling, Emergency Shelter Grant, Working On Winning Workforce Investment Act Program, and Earned Income Tax Credit Services.
These programs offer a variety of social services that include case management, emergency services, housing, employment health services, early childhood education, nutrition, transportation, income management, and tax preparation. Families also have access to community resources, job training, and direct support.

Health

Stone County Health Department

1510 Central Avenue East
Wiggins, MS 39577
601-928-5293
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

Gulf Coast Mental Health Center

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