Mission: To reduce poverty by providing services to the poor.
Programs: Head start operates various centers throughout carroll, montgomery, webster, choctaw, attala, and homes county serving more than 1,100 three and four year olds and their families.
the low-income home energy assistance program (liheap) provides families with energy assistance by aiding low-income indiiduals in paying their household energy bills.
the child and adult care food program provides funding for the meals provided at the head start centers.
community services block grant (csbg) offers training, referrals and assistance for low-income families in need. Cmi operates various other programs such as rural self help housing technical assistance, and wia-youth activitiies.