A Hancock County Child Abuse Prevention Center is a government agency at the Mississippi State, Hancock County, or local level that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Hancock County Child Abuse Centers provide a number of child protective services, including collecting reports on suspected child abuse or neglect, investigating suspected cases of abuse or neglect, and providing services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence in Hancock County, MS. Child Abuse Offices may also offer training, support, and assistance on how to report and prevent child abuse.
Mississippi Department of Human Services Child & Adult Abuse Reporting Waveland MS 716 Herlihy Street 39576 800-222-8000
A Hancock County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Hancock County WIC programs provide nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other Mississippi social services.
Hancock County Health Department WIC Office Bay Saint Louis MS 856 U.s. 90 39520 228-467-4510