About the Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) Center
Three Rivers Planning & Development District and its WIOA Division oversee the Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) Center for the 41-county area encompassing The Mississippi Partnership Workforce Area and Delta Workforce Area. The 27 counties included within The Mississippi Partnership Workforce Area are Alcorn, Attala, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, DeSoto, Grenada, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Lowndes, Marshall, Monroe, Montgomery, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Webster, Winston, and Yalobusha. The 14 counties included within the Delta Workforce Area are Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tunica, and Washington.
MAC Centers are welcoming and accessible places located across Mississippi where people can obtain unbiased information and assistance in locating services and supports. MAC Centers provide a central source of reliable and objective information about a broad range of programs and services. They also help people understand and evaluate the various options available to them regardless of income or eligibility for publicly funded long-term care.
The MAC Center for Three Rivers Planning & Development District is located at its offices on 75 South Main Street in Pontotoc, Mississippi. Among other items, the Center can help residents find adaptive equipment, an assisted living/nursing home, employment programs, health and wellness, housing options, in-home personal care, nutrition programs, prescription drug coverage, respite care, and transportation.
Who do MAC Centers help…
MAC Centers serve to help older people and people with disabilities (along with their families and representatives) find long-term care services and supports to keep them living well and independently.
How do MAC Centers help…
MAC Specialists provide assistance within a local center, over the telephone, within a person’s home, or in another convenient location. All assistance is free and confidential.
MAC Centers feature…
- A toll-free number (1-844-822-4622) to reach qualified staff who can provide information and referral
- MAC Center Specialists who can provide face-to-face, unbiased, person-centered counseling
- A comprehensive resource directory is available at MississippiAccesstoCare.org
- An online service and support questionnaire (SSQ) to help you identify the long-term care services and supports you need that are available in your county
- A partnership between agencies to assist people and provide follow-up to streamline access to services
If you would like to learn more about MAC Centers or the broad range of programs and services that may be available to you or a loved one, please contact Three Rivers today.