Notice of Intent to Redesignate the Client Assistance Program

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Notice of Hearing to receive public comment on the proposal by Governor Tate Reeves to redesignate the agency responsible for the administration of the Client Assistance Program (CAP) from the current agency, the Mississippi Society for Disabilities (MSD), to the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities (MSCCD).

The Office of the Governor, through the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services, will hold two (2) public hearings on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. and Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services, located at 1281 Highway 51, in Madison, Mississippi, and via TEAMS video conference in the main conference rooms at the following additional locations:

1. AbilityWorks, Inc.
3895 Beasley Road
Jackson, MS 39213
Telephone: (601) 898-7076
Seating Occupancy: 10

2. AbilityWorks, Inc.
613 Pegram Drive
Tupelo, MS 38802
Telephone: (662) 842-2144
Seating Occupancy: 10

3. AbilityWorks, Inc.
2503 Browning Road
Greenwood, MS 38930
Telephone: (662) 453-7500
Seating Occupancy: 10

4. AbilityWorks, Inc.
1003 College Drive
Meridian, MS 39034
Telephone: (601) 649-8094
Seating Occupancy: 10

5. AbilityWorks, Inc.
934 Industrial Park Road, N.E.
Brookhaven, MS 39601
Telephone: (601) 833-3201
Seating Occupancy: 10

6. AbilityWorks, Inc.
10280 Larkin-Smith Drive
Gulfport, MS 39503
Telephone: (228) 897-7616
Seating Occupancy: 10

7. Addie McBryde Rehabilitation Center
2550 Peachtree Street
Jackson, MS 39296
Telephone: (601) 364-2700
Seating Occupancy: 10

The purpose of these hearings is to receive comments from all interested persons regarding the redesignation of the CAP from MSD to MSCCD. Persons wishing to comment upon the proposed action of the Governor’s Office may appear at the scheduled public hearings. Persons wishing to address their comments, data, views, or arguments, in written or oral form, may do so via phone, email, or direct mail to:

Kevin Bishop, Deputy Administrator
Workforce Development
Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services
Physical Address: 1281 Highway 51, Madison, MS 39110
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 1698, Jackson, MS 39215
Telephone: 800.443.1000