Causes: Economic Development
Mission: Ecpdd serves a nine-county area providing a wide range of services to assist the elderly and/or disabled population and to help promote economic growth and job opportunities for the area.
Programs: Ecpdd serves as an area agency on aging (aaa) with programs and services funded through the mississippi department of human services division of aging & adult services, and the mississippi department of employment security. Theses services directly or indirectly impact the lives of older persons, but all work together with the common interest of improving the quality of life for older individuals.
the elderly and disabled waiver is a statewide program designed to offer assistance to qualified medicaid beneficiaries. This program allows qualified individuals to remain in a home or community-based setting.
the district assists local governments with grants & programs.
various other programs such as revolving loan funds and wia.