Cary Christian Center
Carl Watley- Director
154 Cottonwood Street, Cary, MS 39054
PURPOSE: Located in Cary this agency provides services to Sharkey and Issaquena Counties through outreach programs. The focus of all programs is to break cycles of poverty through relationships one person at a time. Programs include emergency assistance, volunteer home repairs, parenting outreach support through home visits, parenting classes, career training, after-school and summer programs for children, and operates the Treasure Chest Thrift Store in Rolling Fork.
Central Mississippi Prevention Services
Joseph Johnson, Executive Director
2046 Grove Street Vicksburg, MS 39180
PURPOSE: To instill the necessary skills in children and youth to enable them to abstain from negative, risky and self-defeating behaviors that are associated with drug use, premarital sex, school dropout, and other delinquent behaviors. Revitalizes and expands the capacity of failing students. Provides after-school tutoring and a 6-week summer leadership camp.
Christian Volunteer Service
Pastor Randy Burge, Director
208 Oak Street, Port Gibson MS 39150
PURPOSE: Located in Port Gibson; this agency’s volunteers provide services focused on senior and low-income families. Services include food packages, house repairs, medicines, utility assistance, counseling for inmates, assistance for abused and transient persons, and visits to homebound, elderly individuals.
Amy Sessions, Director
3204 Wisconsin Avenue, Vicksburg, MS 39180
PURPOSE: Provides case management services to help the elderly live independent lives. Provides services to the homebound frail elderly such as assistance with daily living activities; hot meals; transportation to and from community resources; homemaker services; investigation and resolution of reported abuse of elderly in Warren County nursing homes.
Cindy McCarley, Director
629 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183
PURPOSE: Provides a holistic program for children, youth, and families through the following programs: Daycare for children ages six weeks to four years old and afterschool tutoring, free medical clinic for uninsured individuals, literacy, holiday food baskets, and toys for children at Christmas.
Grace Christian Counseling Center
Dr. Walter Frazier, Executive Director
1414 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180
PURPOSE: Grace Christian Counseling Center is a professional counseling service for individuals, couples, families, and groups seeking help for major life issues and mental health conditions, which includes grief, anxiety, loss and recovery, anger management, parenting, divorce and separation, and many other concerns. They have three offices: Main office 1414 Cherry Street, Vicksburg MS: 210 East Pease Street, Canton MS: 906 Church Street, Port Gibson, MS.
Georgia Grodowitz, Executive Director
P O Box 57, Vicksburg, MS 39181
PURPOSE: Promotes violence-free living and self-sufficiency through community-wide educational programs; and through support to victims of domestic violence, stalking, and sexual assault. Victim services are confidential and free, and include a 24-hour crisis line, group and individual counseling, case management, therapeutic child care, court advocacy, information and referral, and for those who need it, emergency shelter and transitional housing with food, clothing, transportation, and other essentials.
Magnolia Speech School
Valerie Lynn, Executive Director
733 Flag Chapel Rd, Jackson, MS 39209
PURPOSE: Provides an intensive speech/language and hearing program for children through self-contained classes and individualized instruction. The school partners with the MS Department of Health to provide services to families with infants statewide. Early intervention screening for infants 0-3 are completed by licensed auditory personnel through home-based outpatient therapy.
Kearney Waites, Director
100 Smokey Lane, Vicksburg, MS 39180
PURPOSE: Provides a complete range of rehabilitation, employment, and skills training to the handicapped adult population of Warren County. This is provided through developmental services for multi-handicapped, sheltered workshops, social services, job coaching, community job placement, and transportation.
PURPOSE: Motto: “We are moving mountains one by one” restoring the lives of homeless women and children. Dedicated to serving others through feeding, clothing, sheltering, and motivating those in need. Programs include emergency shelter, transitional housing, life skills, and job training through the shelter’s thrift store Finders Keepers.
The Salvation Army
Major Janna Torgerson, Corps Officer
530 Mission 66, Vicksburg, MS 39183
PURPOSE: Provides emergency assistance to the needy. The Salvation Army provides assistance with rent and utility payments, grocery food boxes, clothing, and furniture vouchers to our Family Stores, transportation and prescription assistance, personal comfort kits, assistance during the Holidays (Angel Tree), and summer camp opportunities.
Vicksburg Child and Parent Center
Randy Gay, Executive Director
3530A Suite 6 Manor Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39180
PURPOSE: Serves as an advocate for the children of the community. The mission is to improve the lives of children by providing supportive services to families through preventive strategies to break the cycle of abuse and improve the quality of family life. They are committed to educating the community on child abuse and neglect. Programs include parenting classes, parent education, youth mentoring and CASA court appointed advocates.
Vicksburg Family Development
Kay Lee, Director
1205 Monroe Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183
PURPOSE: Provides parenting education for first or second-time parents and their children. Services include prenatal classes, home visits, preschool education program and parenting classes. A mentoring program also works with youth age 10-17 to prevent teen pregnancies, alcohol and drug abuse and school failure by promoting positive life choices.
Warren County Children’s Shelter (Canopy Children’s Solutions)
Daniel Wilson, Program Director
P O Box 820174, Vicksburg, MS 39182
PURPOSE: Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, medical, dental, vision and psychological care and counseling for children and adolescents ages birth to 17 in Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services’ custody, runaways and homeless youth.
Warren County Habitat for Humanity
Abraham Green, Executive Director
P O Box 541, Vicksburg, MS 39181
PURPOSE: A Christian housing ministry that collaborates with deserving needy families to help them build and buy decent, affordable homes. Provides financial counseling to potential homebuyers.
Phillip Doiron, Executive Director
267 YMCA Place, Vicksburg, MS 39180
PURPOSE: Childcare at the Vicksburg YMCA consists of Primetime afterschool childcare at (7) Warren County elementary school sites, summer day camp and Warner-Tully resident camp.