Local Government Assistance
The Economic Development staff offers planning assistance to its 15 counties and 38 cities. Assessments, surveys, action plans and customized specific studies may be conducted by The District so...
The SMPDD Workforce Development Department strives to develop and sustain a qualified workforce. Our Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Programs through the Twin Districts Workforce Area (TDWA) provide assistance to businesses...
Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District has been building a stronger Mississippi since 1967. Through our Board of Directors, we continuously meet the needs, discover opportunities and provide overall quality of life enjoyed in Southern Mississippi.
The Twin Districts Workforce Development Area’s Local Plan was designed to better align the region’s resources to ensure a high performing workforce and a long-term economically viable business community. One of the strategies identified to better meet the needs of industry is Sector Strategy Planning.
The Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) program will enable individuals to navigate through Mississippi’s resource barriers in obtaining Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). MAC will assist those individuals through a No Wrong Door System for guidance in making good choices for health care decisions.
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The Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District continues to promote economic development through the use of our loan programs designed to supplement other financing sources.