Mission: The north central planning and development district was created to aid business and the local community in the areas of planning, economic and community development, job training, social services, transportation, data processing and gerontology.
Programs: Medical assistance program is a statewide program designed to offer assistance to qualified medicaid beneficiaries. The program allows qualified individuals to remain in a home or community-based setting as an alternative to nursing facility care or other institutional care.
area agency on aging (aaa) in communities across the region plan, coordinate and offer services that help older adults remain in their home - if that is their preference - aided by services such as meals-on-wheels, homemaker assistance and whatever else it may take to make independent living a viable option. By making a range of options available, aaa make it possible for older individuals to choose the services and living arrangement that suit them best.
north central pdd staff provides numerous services related to community and economic development. District staff prepares various grant applications and administer funded grant projects through a variety of state and federal programs. Ncpdd is designated by the economic development administration (eda) as an economic development district (edd). As an edd, north central pdd provides technical assistance to its member counties and municipalities and operates an eda revolving loan fund. The appalachian regional commission (arc) program offers eligible counties funds for projects related to public infrastructure, job creation/retention, health care, and education.
ncpdd wia career to counseling (c2c) youth program offers eligible youth work ethics training and an opportunity to secure a paid work experience job with a local employer. The program serves eligible youth 21 years old or younger who live in attala, grenada, montgomery and yalobusha counties. The economic development administration (eda) revolving loan fund, the minority business enterprise loan program, and ms small business assistance loan program (msbalp) provide loans to socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. Ncpdd operates various other programs such as delta regional authority and bridge to independence.