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State Ombudsman Program

James Tucker , State LTC Ombudsman

MS Dept. of Human Services
Division of Aging

750 North State Street
Jackson , ms  39202
Work: (601) 359-4927
Fax: (601) 359-9664
Website: http://www.mdhs.state.ms.us

Local Ombudsman Programs

Eddie M. Tate , Ombudsman

North Central AAA

28 Industrial Park Blvd.
Winona, MS  38967
Fax: (662)283-5875

Raphael Sample , Ombudsman

Rankin County Citizens Services Agency
LTC Ombudsman Program

1545 West Government Street , Suite C
Brandon, MS  39042
Work: (601)825-1309
Fax: (601)824-0036
Area Served: Rankin county

Maudean Nash , Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

273 Langdon Road
Carthage, MS  39051
Work: (601)683-2401
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Leake county

Ruby Leeds , Ombudsman

Central MS AAA
South Central Community Action Agency

P.O. Box 129
D'Lo, MS  39062
Work: (601)847-5552
Fax: (601)847-5589
Area Served: Simpson county

Janet M. Kittinger , District Ombudsman

Southern MS AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

9299 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS  39503
Work: (228)868-2311
Fax: (228)868-2550
Area Served: Hancock/Harrison/Jackson/Stone counties

Marilyn Jones , Ombudsman

Central
Copiah County Human Resource Agency

P.O. Box 448
Hazlehurst, MS  39083
Work: (601)894-4788
Fax: (601)894-6191
Area Served: Copiah county

Tara T. Jones , District Ombudsman

Central MS AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 4935
Jackson , MS  39296
Work: (601)981-1511
Fax: (601)981-1515
Area Served: Hinds, and Yazoo counties

Patricia Hunt , Ombudsman

Central MS AAA
Community Council fo Vicksburg

3204 Wisconsin Ave.
Vicksburg, MS  39180
Work: (601)636-0161 or (601)638-7441
Fax: (601)661-8606
Area Served: Warren County

Faye Dubose , Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 114
Mize, MS  39116
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Smith county

Dorothy Ann Davis , Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

8266 Okatibbee Dam Road
Collinsville, MS  39325
Work: (601)626-8985 or (601)683-2401
Area Served: Clarke, Kemper and Lauderdale counties

Brenda Cooker , Ombudsman

Southern MS AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

9229 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS  39503
Work: (228)868-2311
Fax: (228)868-2550
Area Served: Covington/Jefferson Davis/Jones Marrion/Wayne counties

Melanie Chambers , District Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 499
Newton, MS  39345
Work: (601)683-2401
Fax: (610)683-7873

Kay Bishop , Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

11461 Hwy. 486
Philadelphia, MS  39350
Work: (601)683-2401
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Neshoba county

Claudine Bell , Local Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

5732 Highway 35 North
Forest, MS  39345
Work: (601)469-1580 or (601)683-2401
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Scott county

Vera Walker , Ombudsman

East Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 499
Newton, ms  39345
Work: (601) 683-2401 or (800) 264-2007
Fax: (601) 683-7873

Mary H. Smith , District Ombudsman

North Central AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

711B South Applegate
Winona, ms  38967
Work: (662) 283-2675 or (888) 427-0714
Fax: (662) 283-5875
Area Served: Attala, Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Leflore, Montgomery, Yalobusha counties

Alice Scott , Ombudsman

Madison County Citizens Services Agency
LTC Ombudsman Program

P. O. Box 1358
Canton, ms  39046
Work: (601) 407-1056 or (800) 315-3103
Fax: (601) 981-1515
Area Served: Madison county

Virginia McKee

Northeast Mississippi AAA

3530 CR 102
Walnut, ms  38683
Work: (662) 223-6532 or (800) 745-6961
Fax: (662) 728-2118

Joy Lowery , Ombudsman

SMPDD Area Agency on Aging
LTC Ombudsman Program

9229 Highway 49
Gulfport, ms  39503
Work: (228) 868-2311
Fax: (228) 868-2550
Area Served: Forrest/George/Greene/Lamar/Pearl River/Perry counties

Patricia Henry , District Ombudsman

Three Rivers AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 690
Pontotoc , ms  38863
Work: (662) 489-2415 or (877) 489-6911
Fax: (662) 489-6815
Area Served: Calhoun, Chickasaw, Pontotoc, Union, Lafayette, Ittawamba, Monroe, Lee counties

Bessie Greer , District Ombudsman

Northeast MS Planning & Development

P.O. Box 600
Booneville, ms  38829
Work: (662) 554-1979
Fax: (662) 728-2417
Area Served: Alcorn/Benton/Marshall/Prentiss/Tippah/Tishomingo Counties

Martie Gibson , Ombudsman

Golden Triangle AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 828
Starkville, ms  39760-0828
Work: (662) 324-4650 x112 or (888) 324-9000
Fax: (662) 324-1911
Area Served: Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster, Winston counties

Barbara Freeman

Southwest MS Planning & Development District, Inc.

2265 Highway 84-E
Meadville, ms  39653
Work: (601) 384-5200 or (800) 338-2049
Fax: (601) 446-6071

Dorothy Fair , District Ombudsman

North Delta AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

P.O. Box 1488
Batesville, ms  38606-1488
Work: (662) 561-4100 x22 or (800) 844-2433
Area Served: Desoto, Tunica, Tate, Panola, Tallahatchie, Coahoma, Quitman counties

Joyce M. Cayce , District Ombudsman

South Delta AAA
LTC Ombudsman Program

217 Nevada Street
Greenville, ms  38703
Work: (662) 378-5853 or (800) 898-3055
Fax: (662) 332-5518
Area Served: Bolivar, Sunflower, Washington, Humphreys, Sharkey, Issaquena counties

Citizen Advocacy Groups

Other

Office on Aging

Melinda Bertucci , Director
Department of Human Services Division of Aging & Adult Services

750 North State Street
Jackson, ms  39202
Work: (601) 359-4925
Fax: (601) 359-4370

Protection and Advocacy System

Anne Mclaine , Executive Director
Disability Rights Mississippi (DRM)

210 E. Capital Street , Suite 600
Jackson, ms  39201
Work: (601)981-8207
Fax: (601)981-8313

Quality Improvement Organization

KePro Mississippi


, ms  
Work: (844) 430-9504
Website: http://www.keproqio.com/bene/statelisting.aspx?state=Mississippi

State Attorneys General

Jim Hood

P.O. Box 220
Jackson, ms  39205
Work: (601) 359-3680
Website: http://www.ago.state.ms.us/

Division of Aging and Adult Protective Services Agency

Richard "Ricky" A. Berry , Executive Director
Mississippi Department of Human Services Adult Protection Services/Family & Child Services

750 N. State Street , P.O. Box 352
Jackson, ms  39205
Work: (601)359-4457

Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator

Carrie Rowden , Executive Director
Mississippi State Board of NHA

1755 Lelia Drive , Suite 305
Jackson, ms  39216
Work: (601)362-6914
Fax: (601)362-6925

Licensure and Certifications

Marilynn Winborne , Director
Mississippi Department of Health Health Facilities L&C

143B Lefleur's Square , P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, ms  39215
Work: (601) 364-1100
Fax: (601) 364-5054

Medicaid Agency

David J. Dzielak, PhD , Executive Director
MS Dept. of Human Services Division of Medicaid

550 High Street Suite 1000 , Walters Sillers Building
Jackson, ms  39201-1325
Work: (601) 359-9562

Medicaid Fraud Unit Control

Treasure Tyson , Director
Office of the Attorney General

802 N. State Street , P.O. Box 56
Jackson, ms  39205-0056
Work: (601)359-4711
Fax: (601)359-4214

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