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ACLU of Mississippi
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From the website:

All citizens deserve to be treated equally regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, immigrant status, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. The ACLU of Mississippi is working to extend equality to all Mississippians by:

Promoting policies and practices that ensure equal treatment and protection regardless of sexual orientation or gender identification.
Investigating, documenting, and challenging immigration policies and practices that are discriminatory and unfair.
Challenging policies that exclude or discriminate against persons with disabilities.
Ensuring protection and rights of individuals who, because of their race or ethnicity, are disproportionately treated unfair.

Phone Number: Office: 601-354-3408 | Complaint Line: 601-355-6464
Address: P.O. Box 2242
City: Jackson
ZIP Code: 39225

Disability Rights Mississippi
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Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) is a private, non-profit corporation with a federal mandate to protect and advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities across the state of MS.

Phone Number: 601-968-0600 or 800-772-4057
Address: 210 E. Capitol St., Suite 600
City: Jackson
ZIP Code: 39201

LGBTQ Resource Guide
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The guide is updated and maintained by the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Mississippi AIDS Education and Training Center (MSAETC). Includes hotline numbers, contact information for advocacy groups and more.

More about the MSAETC: https://www.umc.edu/UMMC/Outreach-Programs/MS-AIDS-Education-Training-Center/Mississippi-AIDS-Education-Training-Center.html

Phone Number: (601) 984-5542

Mississippi Center for Legal Services
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The Mississippi Center for Legal Services Corporation (MCLSC) provides free civil legal assistance to the most needy of Mississippi’s low income population in 43 counties:

Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Clarke, Copiah, Covington, Forrest, Franklin, George, Greene, Hancock, Harrison, Hinds, Holmes, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Kemper, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Leake, Lincoln, Madison, Marion, Neshoba, Newton, Noxubee, Pearl River, Perry, Pike, Rankin, Scott, Simpson, Smith, Stone, Walthall, Warren, Wayne, Wilkinson, Yazoo

Offices in Hattiesburg, Gulfport, Jackson (includes telephone intake unit), McComb and Meridian.

Phone Number: 800-498-1804

Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project
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MVLP provides legal services to Mississippians of low-income and limited means through direct legal assistance and legal clinics throughout the year.

Phone Number: 601-960-9577
Address: P.O. Box 1503
City: Jackson
ZIP Code: 39215

Principles of Community-based Behavioral Health Services for Justice-involved Individuals: A Research-based Guide
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From SAMHSA:

This guide provides information and practices that behavioral health providers can implement in their daily practice with patients or clients who are involved in the criminal justice system.


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