Helping People. Changing Lives.

New Name - Same Mission

We are pleased to announce that we are changing
our name to better reflect our commitment to the communities we serve.  Click HERE for details!

Community Action of South Mississippi

Our Mission

To serve culturally diverse communities in Jackson County by providing quality services that focus on human development and self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Opportunity

Our Board of Directors is currently looking for representatives to serve.  One representative is needed to represent the low-income sector in George and Jackson counties for a 4-year term. 

If interested, please email 

Early Head Start | Head Start

Serving children from Birth to Age 5
Must be income eligible


Priority is given to:

Families receiving SSI and TANF
Children with severe disabilities (IEP/IFSP)
Foster children and families experiencing homelessness
Pregnant women (employed or students)

For more information, click HERE!

Our Services

Community Action of South Mississippi provides community based programs and services for Jackson County residents.

Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program

The LIHEAP program assists eligible low-income households with increasing home energy efficiency.

First Step Childcare & After School Program

First Step Childcare offers an After-School program on Monday through Friday at the JCCAC Central Office. A nutritious snack is provided daily.

Head Start & Early
Head Start

Jackson County Head Start and Early Head Start serve pregnant mothers and income-eligible children from birth to age 4.

60+ Services

JCCAC Seniors Program is year-round and offers diverse activities to support independence and support healthy bodies, alert minds and energized spirits.

Our Impact

households with food baskets in 2021
tax returns in 2021
in LIHEAP payments to energy vendors in 2021












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