Medical / Financial

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:, click on Medicaid Regional Office. A partial list of counties:

Rankin, Simpson
Brandon Regional Office
(601) 825-0477

Copiah, Lincoln, Lawrence
Brookhaven Regional Office
(601) 835-2020

Covington, Jeff Davis, Marion
Columbia Regional Office
(601) 731-2271

Lamar, Forrest, Perry, Greene
Hattiesburg Regional Office
(601) 264-5386

Hinds, Madison
Jackson Regional Office
(601) 961-4361

Holmes, Attala
Koscuisko Regional Office
(662) 289-4477

Smith, Jones, Wayne
Laurel Regional Office
(601) 425-3175

Lauderdale, Clarke
Meridian Regional Office
(601) 483-9944

Scott, Newton, Jasper
Newton Regional Office
(601) 683-2581

Winston, Leake, Neshoba, Kemper
Philadelphia Regional Office
(601) 656-3131

Yazoo, Sharkey, Issaquena, Warren, Claiborne
Vicksburg Regional Office
(601) 638-6137

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, 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