Walthall County

Criminal Justice

Tylertown Police Dept.

433 Beulah Ave.
Tylertown, MS 39667
601-876-4440

Domestic Abuse

Guardian Shelter

Natchez, MS
Crisis Line: 1-800-273-6938
601-442-0142
http://www.catholiccharitiesjackson.org/natchez/shelter

Services: Emergency Shelter, Childcare, Advocacy Services, 24-hour Crisis Line, Residential Counseling, Non-Residential Counseling, Emergency Transportation, Community Education, Referral Services, Legal Services

Counties Served: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall, Wilkinson

W.I.N.G.S. Domestic Violence Shelter

McComb, MS
Crisis: 601-684-9111
601-684-9225
www.wingsdvs.com

Services:

  • Crisis Hotline - 24 hour assistance to victims of domestic violence.
  • Emergency Shelter - residential and non-residential housing.
  • Case Management - individualized plan aimed at helping meet current and future needs.
  • Counseling - group and individual sessions designed to encourage healing and rebuilding for the future.
  • Victims Advocacy - for legal services, law enforcement and social services.
  • Education - to provide job training and assistance with job placement.
  • Children’s Program - including counseling and tutoring to help children break the cycle of violence.
  • Information and Referrals - to other community agencies.

Counties Served: Amite, Claiborne, Copiah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Pike, Walthall

Education

Southwest Mississippi Community College Adult Basic Education/GED

Regional Workforce Training Center
Room 134
601-276-3846
Carolyn Williams, ABE-GED Director

The Adult Basic Education (ABE) and General Educational Development (GED) program at Southwest Community College addresses the district’s need for skill enhancement. Adult Basic Education-General Educational Development classes are FREE and made available to Mississippians 17 years old (by September 1) or older who are not enrolled in any public, private, or home school program. If you would like to learn to read, enhance basic reading, writing, or math skills, or get a GED diploma, SMCC’s ABE-GED program has been designed to assist you!

Southwest MS Community College district consists of Pike, Amite, Walthall, and Wilkinson Counties.

Employment

Tylertown WIN Job Center

250 Ball Avenue
Tylertown, MS 39667
601-222-2161
http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
mccombjobcenter@mdes.ms.gov

Job Placement, WIA Services, Priority Services for Veterans

Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm

Food

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Distribution Center

Walthall County
1732 Beulah Ave.
Tylertown
601-876-6219
www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic

Program provides:

  • supplemental foods
  • health care referrals
  • nutrition education

Who qualifies:

  • low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women
  • infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk

Health

Walthall County Health Department

903 Union Road
Tylertown, MS 39667
601-876-4924
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 (closed Thursdays)

Mental Health

Southwest MS Mental Health Complex

1701 White Street
P.O. Box 768
McComb, MS 39649-0768
601-684-2173
www.swmmhc.org