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Advocacy Agencies



Department of Education


  • Department of Education
    Office of Special Education
    Gretchen Cagle, Director
    South Pointe Business Park
    P.O. Box 771
    Jackson, MS 39205-0771
    601-359-2198 FAX
    E-Mail: District supervisors


Early Intervention Services (Infant and toddler)


  • State Department of Health
    Infant and Toddler Program
    Roy Hart, Part C Coordinator
    2423 North State Street, Room 105A
    PO Box 1700
    Jackson, MS 39215-1700
    601-576-7540 FAX

    E-Mail: Contact information (PDF)


Early Intervention Services (Ages 3 to 5)


  • Division of Technical Assistance, Office of Special Education
    State Department of Education
    Trese Evans, Program Coordinator
    359 North West Street, Suite 337
    PO Box 771
    Jackson, MS 39205-0771
    601-359-2198 FAX
    E-Mail: Contact information (PDF)


PTI (Parent Training and Information Centers)


  • Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center (MS PTI)
    2 Old River Place, Suite M
    Jackson, Mississippi 39202

    601-709-0250 FAX
    E-Mail:  webform


Health & Well-Being

  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
    CHIP provides health insurance to eligible children under age 19 who do not have health insurance.   Financial eligibility is based on family income and size.
    CHIP information
  • Elderly and Disabled Waiver
    This Home and Community Based waiver program provides services to people who meet Nursing Facility Level of Care criteria and are financially eligible allowing them to remain at home and in the community.  Services include home health visits, personal care and respite services.
    Elderly and Disabled information
  • Independent Living Waiver
    This Home and Community Based waiver provides services to eligible children age 16 and/or older with severe orthopedic and neurological impairments who meet Medicaid financial criteria .  Services include case management, personal care attendant home accessibility modifications and specialized medical equipment and supplies.
    Independent Living Waiver information

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