MISSION: To provide educational, financial, and domestic assistance to single-parent caregivers of children with chronic and catastrophic illnesses.
VISION: Our vision is to be the caregiver’s helping hand as they care for their chronically or catastrophically ill child in the United States and across the world.
Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy), formerly Mississippi Children’s Home Services, is Mississippi’s most comprehensive nonprofit provider of children’s behavioral health, educational, and social service solutions.
From the website: We are the first ABA Virtual Consulting Clinic in the state of Mississippi and surrounding areas. We are planning to offer our parents the following services to minimize their drive time namely, ABA, Speech, Occupational, Physical therapy along with parental capstone will be offered in one location. CIBI offers parents to consult with Doctoral level BCBA’s who have a wealth of knowledge and rich “best practice” experiences will be able to provide virtual and face to face consulting. We have Special Education Proctors who will assist parents who are first time participants in the IEP process. Our mission is to create innovative ways to change disruptive behavior, increase positive education experiences and introduce social development skills for all clients. We provide services to children ages 2 to 14.
From the website:
Community Links will enhance the quality of life and strengthen the community by providing and promoting comprehensive, culturally sensitive, and flexible programs/services to ensure that youth and families have access to, and receive; innovative community mentoring, respite care, age-appropriate resources and referral linkage, quality health and wellness services that include, but not limited to emotional, intellectual, physical, social and vocational development, and a stimulating environment for training.
Respite Care/Community Based Mentoring
Integrated Children/Youth Summer Programs
Respite Care Training
Disability Connection is dedicated to the mission of:
“Creating a Connected Community to provide social support, ensure healthy futures, eliminate barriers, and foster cooperation and understanding for people with disabilities with priority for seniors, veterans, and children.”
Goal is to serve as an advocate for the community’s children, provide supportive services to area families, improve the quality of family life, foster a happy, productive life for each child, and educating the community about child abuse, and neglect.
Mississippi Community Education Center and Family Resource Center of North Mississippi have provided Families First for Mississippi services jointly for more than 20 years. The program seeks to strengthen families of all backgrounds and life circumstances by providing youth development and parent education through seminars, workshops, classes, and presentations. The program is in locations such as schools, community centers, churches, and state agency offices.
From the website:
The Help Me Grow Advocacy Statements
1. Early childhood systems must promote the healthy development of each and every child.
2. Integration of cross-sector services and supports is necessary to ensure families have timely access to appropriate services that meet their needs.
3. To function optimally, early childhood systems must maximize resources, leverage opportunities, and advance a coalition working collaboratively toward a shared agenda.
4. Demonstrating collective impact requires a shared vision and common approach to measurement.
Millcreek is dedicated to changing the lives of children and adolescents who are struggling with depression, addiction, and developmental disabilities.