Welcome to Families First for Mississippi

Families First For Mississippi Logo TAGLINEJackson County Civic Action Committee’s (JCCAC) Families First for Mississippi is funded through the Mississippi Department of Human Services. Our program strengthens families of all backgrounds and life circumstances by providing parenting education and support through seminars, workshops and consultations. We reach out to families because we believe that families are the first and foremost priority. Our goal is to help parents build positive, rewarding and satisfying relationships with their children.


The Families First for Mississippi provides and promotes the following services to local families and communities across the state:

  • Referral information and resource assistance to families
  • Abstinence until marriage education
  • Parenting skills classes
  • Community awareness of healthy family development
  • Fatherhood Initiative
  • Healthy Marriage Initiative

JCCAC’s Families First for Mississippi also provides workshops, classes and presentations covering the following topics:

  • Parenting Education
  • Child Development
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Fatherhood Initiative
  • Appropriate Discipline
  • Roles of a Parent
  • Motivating Your Child
  • Family Wellness Program
  • Good Character Traits
  • Active Communication
  • Self-Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Bullying

For more information about Families First for Mississippi or to sign up for classes or workshops, contact us at 228-769-3292. Check back monthly for upcoming events and available classes on our calendar.

To apply for classes, you may also complete our online Registration form here.