Medical / Financial
Medicaid for Disabled Child Living at Home
Children with Down syndrome will likely qualify for Medicaid for Disabled Child Living at Home. Medicaid Regional Office locations can be found on the Department of Medicaid website: www.dom.state.ms.us, click on Medicaid Regional Office. A partial list of counties:
Brandon Regional Office
Copiah, Lincoln, Lawrence
Brookhaven Regional Office
Covington, Jeff Davis, Marion
Columbia Regional Office
Lamar, Forrest, Perry, Greene
Hattiesburg Regional Office
Jackson Regional Office
Koscuisko Regional Office
Smith, Jones, Wayne
Laurel Regional Office
Meridian Regional Office
Scott, Newton, Jasper
Newton Regional Office
Winston, Leake, Neshoba, Kemper
Philadelphia Regional Office
Yazoo, Sharkey, Issaquena, Warren, Claiborne
Vicksburg Regional Office
MR/DD Medicaid Waiver
If you qualify for Medicaid for Disabled Child, you are eligible to apply for the MR/DD Medicaid Waiver program. This program can provide free childcare for your child in your home or in a Medicaid-approved facility.
Hudspeth Regional Center serves most Central Mississippi counties. (601) 664-6170
Ellisville State School serves most South-Central Mississippi counties. (601) 477-5887
You automatically qualify for WIC if you qualify for Medicaid for Disabled Child Living at Home. WIC will provide free formula and nutritious foods from birth to age five.
Mississippi Department of Health (Women, Infants, and Children’s Nutrition Program – WIC) 570 East Woodrow Wilson Jackson, MS 1-800-545-6747 or www.msdh.state.ms.us, then click on WIC.
Social Security Benefits for Children with Disabilities
It is possible that your child will qualify for Social Security based on his/her disability and your family income.
Social Security Field Office
100 W. Capitol St., Room 401
Jackson, MS 1-800-772-1213