Need a Break?
Through a grant to the Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS), funds were approved to provide respite care vouchers to eligible family caregivers. These vouchers may be used to pay an in-home care agency, an Adult Day Center, or a private individual to provide respite care.
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A fair and accurate census is crucial for people with disabilities-and for every person in the United States
61.8% of Households Have Responded
It has never been easier to respond to the census on your own, whether online at 2020census.gov, over the phone, or by mail. 91,400,000 households in the country have responded so far!
How Does Your Community Rank?
Take a look at the interactive map and the top 10 states ranked by response rate.
Mississippi's response rate is 56.8% while the national response is 61.8%.
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YOU COUNT. BE COUNTED
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