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Mississippi

1. State CHIP Program
Mississippi Health Benefits

Division of Medicaid
Robert E. Lee Building, Suite 801
239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson MS 39201-1399
(877) 870-3110

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Danita Munday, Part C Coordinator
First Steps Early Intervention System
Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH)
P.O. Box 1700
570 E. Woodrow Wilson Boulevard, Room 107
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
(601) 576-7427; (800) 451-3903 (in MS)
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Trese Evans, Division Director
Margaret Robinson-Harris, Pre-School Consultant
Division of Technical Assistance
Office of Special Education
Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
(601) 359-3498
Web & E-mail

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
Ann Moore, Director
Office of Special Education
Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
(601) 359-3498
Web

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Office of Innovative Support
Department of Education
Central High School Building
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205-0771
(601) 359-3499
Web

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Gary Neely, Director
Mississippi Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Department of Rehabilitation Services
P.O. Box 1698
Jackson, MS 39215-1698
(601) 853-5230
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Trese Evans, Division Director
Office of Special Education
Mississippi Department of Education
P.O. Box 771
Jackson, MS 39205
(601) 359-3498
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Council on Developmental Disabilities
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar St.
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 359-1270
Web

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
Edwin C. LeGrand, Executive Director
Department of Mental Health
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 359-1288
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Division of Children and Youth Services
Department of Mental Health
1101 Robert E. Lee Building
239 N. Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201
(601) 359-1288
Web

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Jane Z. Siders, Director
The Institute for Disability Studies
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive, #5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-5163; (888) 671-0051 (V/TTY)
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Rebecca Floyd, Executive Director
Mississippi Protection and Advocacy System
5305 Executive Place
Jackson, MS 39206
(601) 981-8207; (800) 772-4057
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Larry H. Clark, Director
Children’s Medical Program
Mississippi Department of Health
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
(601) 987-3965; (800) 844-0898 (National/WATS)
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: August, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

 
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