Mississippi offers a range of long-term services and supports for older people and those with disabilities, allowing them to remain in their community and receive the care they need. Northeast Mississippi Community College (NMCC) is a place where individuals from different backgrounds come together to learn and grow. Bridge to Independence is a state program designed to transition Medicaid enrollees who live in an institution to the community. Information submitted electronically is managed and disposed of in accordance with the Mississippi Records Act and records control programs approved by the State Records Committee, and may be subject to the HIPAA Privacy Act or Mississippi Public Access to Records Act.
Any legal action related to these Terms or this website must be brought within one year from the date the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought in the state of Mississippi. NMCC is committed to providing a comprehensive, innovative environment with no limits of time or place. Northeast Mississippi Community College is a comprehensive public community college that exists to meet the diverse educational and professional needs of individual students and the communities they serve. The Law Clinic for the Elderly provides direct legal assistance at several locations in rural North Mississippi, including community centers, churches, libraries, nursing homes, hospitals, and client homes when necessary. Home and community-based programs help people continue to function in their homes and communities while preserving their dignity and self-esteem. Individuals must have resided in a qualifying institution for at least 90 consecutive days and have received Medicaid for at least one day before transitioning from the institution to the community.
The NMRLS Elder Law Project was created to close this gap and serve and advocate for this vulnerable elderly population in 40 counties in northern Mississippi. Led by attorney Al Cutturini, this special project provides civil legal services to those aged 60 or older in Northern Mississippi. Guided by the Mississippi Vulnerable Persons Act, Adult Protective Services (APS) protects vulnerable adults over 18 who live in private homes, either through direct surrender or referral to community resources. Northeastern Mississippi offers a variety of resources that can help residents succeed. From NMCC's innovative learning environment to Bridge to Independence's transition program for Medicaid enrollees, there are many options available for those looking for assistance. The Law Clinic for the Elderly provides legal aid while Adult Protective Services helps vulnerable adults stay safe.
With these resources available, Northeastern Mississippi residents can find the support they need.