Upcoming Events:

Supportive Coaching for Parents Supporting Other Parents

January 12

Parent peer support specialists, parent consultants, parent educators and parents who have completed parent peer support training are strongly encouraged to attend. We will discuss current trends in parent peer support, national standards for parent peer support, continuing education opportunities, local and state issues affecting parent peer support.

Virtual: Bring Your IEP and Other School Questions

January 20

This hour is open for any family member to drop in for all or some of the time to ask questions or get feedback about IEP issues.

The Mississippi State Board of Education Meeting

January 20

Mississippi State Board of Education Mississippi State Board of Education meetings can be viewed via live stream. Date: 10 a.m., January 20, 2022 Location: Central High School Building, 359 N. West St., Jackson, MS, 4th floor Board Room  

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.

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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