ABOUT OUR AGING PROGRAMS
To report a case of elder abuse please contact the Adult Protective Services Hotline at: 1-844-437-6282.
The SDAAA is the focal point for service delivery to those 60 years of age and older. Under the auspices of South Delta planning and Development, Inc. the Area Agency on Aging is one of ten designated aging units in the state of Mississippi. It is the HUB for elderly services funded by the federal Older Americans Act, state ,and supplemental funding, in the six county area.
The mission of the AAA is to foster the development of a comprehensive and coordinated service system for older persons within the planning district.
The AAA partners with a network of service providers: Bolivar County Council on Aging, Bolivar County Community Action Agency, North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Sunflower – Humphreys Counties Progress Inc., Traditions Food Services Inc., Warren-Washington-Issaquena -Sharkey Community Action Agency Inc., & the YMCA for the provision of services.
E&D Medicaid Waiver provides services in the following counties: Bolivar, Humphreys, Issaquena, Sharkey, Sunflower, and Washington.
The MAC Center serves 14 Delta counties: Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Holmes, Humphreys, Issaquena, Leflore, Panola, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahatchie, Tunica, and Washington.
Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
South Delta AAA, in partnership with the Department of Labor & Mississippi Department of Employment Security, provides an employment program for seniors through the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP). SCSEP is designed to provide, foster, and promote useful part- time opportunities in community service employment for low-income persons who are 55 years of age or older and, to the extent feasible, to assist and promote the transition of program enrollees to private or other unsubsidized employment.
For more information, interested persons may contact South Delta AAA or visit the Department of Labor website at www.doleta.gov