Childcare Providers May Apply for Child Care Strong Grants through January 31, 2022.

As of Wednesday, December 1, licensed or registered childcare providers in Mississippi can apply for Child Care Strong Grants. These grants come from federal American Rescue Plan funding, and are designed to help childcare providers with operating expenses. The Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) is responsible for administering these grants. The application itself, as … Read more

MDHS Announces Child Care Strong Grants

Recently, MDHS shared the process for applying for Child Care Stabilization funds, called Child Care Strong in Mississippi! MELA wanted to make the eligibility process easy to understand, so we created this one-pager for reference.

Faith Leaders: Celebrate Mississippi Children’s Sabbath with Us!

Children’s Sabbath is a national, multi-faith event that asks places of worship across the country to spend a week focusing their prayers, worship, education programs, and acts of service on the urgent problems facing our nation’s children. This nationwide celebration is designed to unite people of all faiths around a common cause: building communities that … Read more