- Child Adoption Laws
Adoption laws for state of Mississippi.
- County Offices
Contact information for MDHS county offices.
- DHS Licensed Private Adoption Agencies
MDHS provides a list of MDHS-contracted private foster care adoption agencies.
- LGBT Adoption Laws
LGBT adoption laws in Mississippi.
- Licensed Private Adoption Agencies
A list of licensed, private adoption agencies in Mississippi, courtesy of Adopt Us Kids.
- Pre-Service Training Information
MDHS provides information on signing up for Mississippi’s online pre-service training classes.
- Public and Private Agency Search
Public and private foster care adoption agencies
- Steps to Adoption
MDHS outlines the steps to becoming an adoptive parent in Mississippi.
- Adoption Information
Adoption information by state
- Understanding Mississippi’s Adoption Laws and Policies
An overview of adoption laws
- Home Study Requirements (See bottom of page for providers)
Information on the Home study program and requirements
Searching for Children
- WWK Recruiters
Scroll down and click on Mississippi to view contact information for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Recruiters families may contact regarding waiting Mississippi children.
- Heart Gallery Of America
Photo lists of waiting children
- ICPC Information
Provides general information about ICPC process in Mississippi, including contact information for state ICPC offices.
- Adoption Services in Mississippi
Information on local adoption services
Post-Adoption Support & Resources
- Adoption Assistance
Select Mississippi to view more information on adoption assistance in the state of Mississippi, courtesy of Child Welfare Information Gateway.
- Lending Library Check-Out-Form
Families may check out books on adoption for PIP’s lending library.
- Licensed Child Care Providers
Childcare centers licensed by DHS.
- Partners in Permanency Services
PIP provides families with adoption support groups, lending library, respite network, training, and referral services.
- Respite Care
SCSCY provides information on PIP’s respite care program including who qualifies for respite care, and how to become a respite care provider.
- State Subsidy Information
NACAC provides general information on adoption in Mississippi.
- Attachment and Trauma Specialists
A list of local therapists specializing in working with attachment and trauma related issues.
- Behavioral Care
Local Behavioral Health Programs
- Adoption Therapists
A list of local therapists that specialize in adoption
- Child Care Resources
MDHS Childcare resources and information
- Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Programs
A list of local sex abuse treatment programs
- Counseling Resources
A list of local therapists
- Kid Counseling
A list of local child therapists
- Kinship Care
Information on local kinship care resources
- Medical Resources
Health and medical resources
- Free Medical Resources
A list of local free medical clinics
- NPEN National Parenting Education Network
A list of programs by state
- NOFAS FASD State FASD Support
State resources and support group information
- Trauma Counseling
A list of local therapists trained in trauma-related issues
- Nurturing Parent Programs
Nurturing Parent Programs
- Online Support Groups
A list of online support groups and resources
- Post-Adoption Questions and Answers
Adoption advise and FAQ’s
- Special Health Care Needs
Resources for parents of children with special health care needs.