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COVID-19

Coronavirus Aide, Recovery, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act)

  

Multi-County Community Service Agency, Inc. (MCCSA) has received CARES funding from the Mississippi Department of Human Services, Division of Community Services:

   Community Service Block Grant (CSBG CARES Act)       

  •          Households meeting the 200% poverty guideline may qualify

  Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP CARES Act)

  •          Households meeting the 60% poverty guideline may qualify

 

These fund will be used to provide assistance to eligible low-income persons in our nine (9) county service area as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.  MCCSA will focus on housing, employment, education and other household burdens that may exist.  Direct services include, but not limited to, rent/mortgage, home energy bills, energy related services, and other household barriers as a direct result of COVID-19.  Additional eligible assistance may be provided on a case-by-case basis. 


The stimulus checks are not considered income when determining income eligibility.  Air conditioners and heaters may not be purchased with CARES Act funds.


 If you have been affected by COVID-19, please call our office in the county you reside for a telephone appointment.