Partners

 

Cary Christian Center

Carl Watley- Director

662.873.4593

154 Cottonwood Street, Cary, MS  39054

E-mail: carl@carychristiancenter.org

Web: www.carychristiancenter.org

 

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 program for children, and operates the Treasure Chest Thrift Store in Rolling Fork.

 

Central Mississippi Prevention Services

Joseph Johnson, Executive Director

601.415.0134

2046 Grove Street Vicksburg, MS  39180

E-mail: jdjohnson77@yahoo.com

 

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

601.437.8529

208 Oak Street, Port Gibson MS 39150

E-mail: Randall.burge@gmail.com    volunteerchristian@att.net

 

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.

 

Community Council

Amy Sessions, Director

601.638.7441

3204 Wisconsin Avenue, Vicksburg, MS 39180

E-mail: amysessions19@gmail.com

 

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.

 

Good Shepherd 

Cindy McCarley, Director

601.636.7687

629 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183

E-mail: cindymccarley1@gmail.com

Facebook: GoodShepherdCommunityCenter

 

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

601.636.5703

1414 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180

E-mail: walter@walterfrazier.com

Web: www.gracechristiancounselingcenter.com

Facebook: GraceChristianCounselingCenter

 

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.

 

Haven House

Georgia Grodowitz, Executive Director

601.638.0021

P O Box 57, Vicksburg, MS 39181

E-mail: georgia.grodowitz@myhavenhouse.org

Web: www.myhavenhouse.org

Facebook: Haven-House-Family-Shelter

 

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.

 

HIV Services, Inc.

Stacey Waites, Director

601.630.0130

P O Box 821235, 807 Monroe Street, Vicksburg, MS 39182

E-mail: smw1065@gmail.com

 

PURPOSE: Provides full range outpatient clinic services for patients who are HIV positive and/or have AIDS and their families. These services include educational, testing, crisis intervention, counseling and assistance with medication and treatment. Provides education to community-at-large on STD prevention and treatment.

 

Magnolia Speech School

Valerie Lynn, Executive Director

601.922.5530

733 Flag Chapel Rd, Jackson, MS 39209

E-mail: valerie.linn@magnoliaspeechschool.org

Web: www.magnoliaspeechschool.org

Facebook: Magnolia-Speech-School

 

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.

 

MIDD-West Industries

Kearney Waites, Director

601.638.2761

100 Smokey Lane, Vicksburg, MS 39180

E-mail: kearneyw@att.net   

Facebook: MIDD-WEST

 

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 workshop, social services, job coaching, community job placement and transportation.

 

 Mountain of Faith Ministries

Betty James, Director

601.501.4508

1529 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180

E-mail: bjames.mtnoffatih@gmail.com

Web: http:/mtnoffaith.org

Facebook: mtnoffaith

 

PURPOSE: Motto: “We are moving mountains one by one” restoring the lives of homeless women and children. Dedicated in 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

601.456.4444

530 Mission 66, Vicksburg, MS  39183

E-mail: janna.torgerson@uss.salvationarmy.org

Web: http://salvationarmyalm.org/vicksburg

Facebook: SalvationArmyVicksburg

 

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

601.634.0557

3530A Suite 6 Manor Drive, Vicksburg, MS  39180

E-mail: randy@vcapctr.com

Web: capcenter.net

 

 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

601.638.1336

1205 Monroe Street, Vicksburg, MS  39183

E-mail: kayespeylee@yahoo.com 

Facebook: vicksburgfamilydevelopment

 

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

601.634.0640

P O Box 820174, Vicksburg, MS 39182

E-mail: daniel.wilson@mycanopy.org

Web: https://mycanopy.org

 

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

601.634.6633

P O Box 541, Vicksburg, MS 39181

E-mail: abrahamgreen@bellsouth.net

Web: http://warrencountyhabitat.com

 

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.

 

YMCA

Phillip Doiron, Executive Director

601.638.1071

267 YMCA Place, Vicksburg, MS 39180

E-mail: phillipd@vicksburgymca.com

Web: http://www.vicksburgymca.com

Facebook: VicksburgYMCA

 

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.