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Pearl River County Family First Initiative tells success stories
November 30, 2018

The Family First Initiative envisions a network of local businesses, churches, non-profits and individuals coming to the aid of struggling poor families, and that is what has happened in Pearl River County.

Three child protection committees to meet Nov. 29 and 30 in Jackson
November 28, 2018

Judicially led committees working for the protection of children will meet at the Mississippi Supreme Court in Jackson on November 29 and 30.

Forrest and Rankin counties to receive Safe Babies Court Team grants
November 1, 2018

Youth Courts in Forrest and Rankin counties have been approved for grants of $75,000 each to improve services for infants and toddlers.

Family First Initiative metro area meetings set
September 19, 2018

The Family First Initiative Metro Advisory Council has scheduled three meetings to discuss a pilot program aimed at preventing child neglect and reducing the number of children who are removed from their homes and placed in foster care.

Family First Initiative to meet Aug. 30 in Gautier
August 27, 2018

The Family First Initiative Advisory Council for Jackson County will hold its first meeting Aug. 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Jackson County campus in Gautier. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria.

Family First Initiative to meet Aug. 28 in Cleveland
August 23, 2018

The Family First Initiative Advisory Council for Bolivar County will hold its first meeting Aug. 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Cleveland in the Jacob Conference Center of Ewing Hall on the campus of Delta State University.

Family First Initiative to meet Aug. 27 in Tupelo
August 23, 2018

The Family First Initiative Advisory Council for Lee County will hold its first meeting Aug. 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Lee County Justice Center, 200 West Jefferson Street in Tupelo.

Family First Initiative to meet Aug. 23 in Poplarville
August 20, 2018

The Family First Initiative Advisory Council for Pearl River County will hold its first meeting Aug. 23 at 5:30 p.m. at Pearl River Community College, 101 Highway 11 North, Poplarville.

Family First Initiative to meet Aug. 21 in Meridian
August 17, 2018

The Family First Initiative Advisory Council for Lauderdale County will hold its first meeting Aug. 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Riley Center in Meridian.

Family First Initiative aims to prevent child neglect
July 31, 2018

Mississippi officials have launched an effort to prevent child neglect by helping struggling families.