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Upcoming Events:

COJ Summer Feed Program

June 10

June 10 - July 12 from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

To ensure no child goes hungry this summer, the City of Jackson hosts a Summer Feeding Program for Jackson residents aged 0 to 18. The program will be in operation from June 10th to July 12th and will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Meals will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Supportive Coaching for Parents Supporting Other Parents

July 10

Join other parents for a monthly meeting and online gathering to coach and support other parents in any system.

Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities

July 11

The Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities meets quarterly, usually on the second Thursday of the month beginning in January of each year. Please contact the Council office for the location. The time is usually 10 am – 2 pm.

Is your child in crisis?

If you’re worried about the safety of your child or the safety of others around your child, the Mississippi Department of Mental Health has certified, 24/7 in-person crisis response services around the state that you can call at 1-877-210-8513

You can also call 9-1-1 for emergencies.

Have a concern about your child?

If you’re a parent or someone raising a child and you have a concern, you can now call our Parent Concern Line at 601-608-7525 to get help and resources.  

Issues with your child's school?

If your child has been sent home from school or you’re having other problems with your school or district, we have resources to help you learn more about your rights and people you can partner with to exercise those rights. 

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We Understand.

Do you get constant calls from the school about your child's behavior? Are you worried about your young child's development?

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Let's Partner.

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Do you want to make sure your services are helpful?

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Let's Work Together.

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