To help with access to safe affordable housing.

Housing Resources:

Communicare's Project THRIVE

Communicare's Project THRIVE is a resource coordination program for individuals and families in Oxford/Lafayette County who are homeless or at risk, funded through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Phone: (662) 816-2146

LIFT, Inc.

LIFT, Inc. provides financial assistance with rental and utility payments for area residents.

181 HWY 6 E, Oxford, MS 38655

Phone: (662) 238-6222

Doors of Hope Transition Ministries

Doors of Hope Transition Ministries helps families through financial crises. We work with families who are currently homeless and with families who are at imminent risk of losing their homes.

924 Van Buren Ave. Oxford MS

Phone: (662) 234-1100

Interfaith Compassion Ministry

Interfaith Compassion Ministry assists individuals and families through crisis situations by providing for their basic needs: food, shelter, utilities, medications, and transportation. ICM is our community’s primary agency that assists homeless people by providing counseling, temporary housing, food, and stabilization in new living arrangements.

1918 University Ave. Oxford MS

Phone: (662) 281-1002

Red Shield Lodge Emergency

Red Shield Lodge Emergency shelter that offers meals and a safe place to sleep

527 Carnation Street Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone: (662) 842-9222


MUTEH transitions homeless individuals into stable housing while also integrating and connecting them into the community.


Phone: (601) 960-0557

Jackson Shelter for Battered Families

Jackson Shelter for Battered Families Offers 30 days of temporary shelter, advocacy, referral & counseling.

200 N. Congress St. Ste 100 Jackson, MS 39201

Phone: (601) 366-0222

Tips on How to Qualify and Apply for Medicaid

Emergency Housing Guide

Storage Units

Paying For Senior Care

Paying For Senior Care helps seniors and veterans learn how to obtain emergency housing, financial assistance, and rehousing support.

More Info -> 

Food Resources:

More Than a Meal

Free Tuesday evening meal & educational program that’s open to all

423 Washington Ave.Oxford, MS 38655

Phone: 662-832-0020


St. Peter's Episcopal Church/113 9th Street Oxford, MS 38655

Phone: 662-234-1269

Feeding ministry on Thursdays helps alleviate hunger in the community

Meals on Wheels

423 Washington Ave.Oxford, MS 38655

Phone: 662-281-8383

Encourages independent living for the home-bound by delivering meals

The Pantry

713 Molly Barr Rd. Oxford, MS 38655

Phone: 662-832-8001

Food Bank Serving Lafayette County

Wednesday, clients under 65:
9am - 11am

Thursday, clients over 65:
9am - 11am

Compassion Food Ministry

341 CR 4985 Hwy. 7 N Water Valley, MS

Phone: 662-473-6515

Food bank serving Lafayette and Yalobusha Counties

2nd and 4th Thursdays from 8:30am - 12:00pm

Abundant Truth Salt & Light Ministries Food Pantry

485 County Road 303Taylor, MS 38673

Phone: 662-380-3587
Phone 2: 662-915-2052

Food bank serving Lafayette and surrounding counties

Food Stamps for Seniors

Please feel free to visit our Food Stamps for Seniors guide here.

Meals on Wheels

Visit our guide to Meals on Wheels, a great meal program for seniors and others here.