Transition Partners

Area Development Partnership

https://www.theadp.com/

Area Development Partnership

601-296-7500

 

The Arc of Mississippi

https://www.arcms.org/

The Arc of Mississippi

Jackson, MS – 601-355-0220

Gulfport, MS – 228-497-1035

 

Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS)

http://www.drms.ms/

Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS)

Contact Person: Polly Tribble, Executive Director
601-968-0600
DRMS is a legal advocacy agency for individuals with disabilities. They improve the lives of vulnerable Mississippians by pursuing legal remedies.

 

Goodwill of Mississippi

https://www.goodwill.org/job-seekers/how-we-work-with-you/

Goodwill of Mississippi

601-853-8110

 

Institute for Disability Studies

https://www.usm.edu/ids/

Institute for Disability Studies
Institute for Disability Studies

Hattiesburg, MS 601-266-5163

Long Beach, MS 228-214-3400

Jackson, MS 601-266-6177

 

Life of Mississippi

https://www.lifeofms.com/

LIFE of Mississippi

601-969-4009 or 1-800-748-9398

 

Mississippi Council on Developmental Disabilities

https://www.mscdd.org/

MS Council on Developmental Disabilities
Contact Person: Charles Hughes, Executive Director
601-359-6238
Charles.hughes@dmh.ms.gov

 

Mississippi Council on Economic Education

https://mscee.org/

Mississippi Council on Economic Education

Contact Person: Selena Swartzfager
601-974-1325
Listing of transition services provided including coverage area – special education teacher professional development to include the Master Teacher of Career Readiness.  Information on workshops at www.mscee.org

 

Mississippi Department of Education

https://www.mdek12.org/

Mississippi Department of Special Education

601-359-3498

 

Mississippi Department of Mental Health
MS Department of Mental Health

Contact Person: Kristin Merritte, Chief Clinical Officer, IDD Community Services
601-359-6557   kristin.merritte@dmh.ms.gov
The MDMH provides therapeutic and community resources for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

 

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS)

https://www.mdrs.ms.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services

Contact Person: Erica Brown
1-800-443-1000  ebrown@mdrs.ms.gov
MDRS provides a very wide range of services geared towards getting individuals with disabilities to work. Services include accommodations, training, internships, pre-employment skills training, education, and more.

 

Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center

http://www.mspti.org/

Mississippi Parent Training and Information Center

Contact Person: Leslie Junkin, Project Director
601-969-0601 (office) 662-251-5599 (cell)
MSPTI provides training, information, and support to families of students with disabilities birth to 26. They have tip sheets, trainings, newsletters, conferences, that address all phases of transition for parents and youth.

 

Pathways 2 Possibilities

https://pathways2possibilities.org/

Pathways 2 Possibilities

228.897.4841

 

Volunteer Mississippi

https://volunteermississippi.org/

Volunteer Mississippi

601-432-6779