National WIC Association

Mississippi


Fast Facts

Mississippi has piloted offering WIC services in Head Start centers in one county of the state and it has proven successful

Mississippi WIC received a three year Special Projects Grant to pilot the setup of WIC clinics/services in Head Start centers


Key Contacts

State WIC Director

Lela Carter
570 East Woodrow Wilson
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
T: 601-991-6000
lela.carter@msdh.ms.gov


Nutrition Coordinator

Beth Crumpton, MPH, RDN, LD
570 East Woodrow Wilson
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
T: 601-991-6000
beth.crumpton@msdh.ms.gov


Breastfeeding Coordinator

Vijaya Chinthakuntla
570 East Woodrow Wilson
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
T: 601-987-7864
vijaya.chinthakuntla@msdh.ms.gov


State Vendor Manager

Gwen Ducksworth
570 East Woodrow Wilson
PO Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
T: 601-991-6000
gwendolyn.ducksworth @msdh.state.ms.us

State Profile

Mississippi State WIC Profile


Other State Resources and Links

Mississippi WIC Website