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25.4. State Disability Resources

Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (800) 443-1000
It is the mission of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (MDRS), to provide appropriate and comprehensive services to Mississippians with disabilities in a timely and effective manner. Programs and services assist individuals with disabilities to gain employment, retain employment and/or to live more independently.


Mississippi Project START
Phone: (800) 852-8328
The mission of Project START is to ensure the provision of appropriate Technology-Related services for Mississippians with disabilities by increasing the awareness of and access to Assistive Technology and by helping the existing service systems to become more consumer responsive so that all Mississippians with disabilities will receive appropriate Technology-Related services and devices.


Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (800) 443-1000
The Office of Vocational Rehabilitation provides services to assist eligible individuals in overcoming the limitations imposed by physical or mental disabilities while maximizing their potential for employment.


Spinal Cord Injury/Traumatic Brain Injury Trust Fund Program
Phone: (601) 853-5322
The goal of the Trust Fund Program is to assist individuals who are severely disabled by traumatic spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury to resume activities of daily living and to reintegrate into the community with as much dignity and independence as possible.

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