Blanket Drive

William Carey University School of Nursing had a blanket drive for our Elderly and Disabled Medicaid Waiver clients. Students and faculty purchased, collected, and/or made...

Workforce Development

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...

Reflections in Aging Seminar

Southern Mississippi Planning & Development District Area Agency on Aging Long Term Care Ombudsman Program Presents: Reflections in Aging Seminar   Location: Pelican Landing Convention Center...

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...

Jackson County Senior Awareness Christmas program

SMPDD had a booth at the Jackson County Senior Awareness Christmas program. Paige Kennedy was an Elf and helped served lunch!

Welcome to the Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District!

Race for Energy 5K

Click here to view photos for the Race for Energy 5K held in Gulfport's Jones Park on October 25, 2014.

Pine Belt Works

Pine Belt Works Basic Manufacturing Certificate Program is an 80-hour intensive training course designed to introduce you to the basic skills and culture of manufacturing careers.

Request for Proposal

SMPDD is soliciting proposals for the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014 One-Stop Operator and Career Services providers. These proposals primarily address the employment and training needs of WIOA participants in the Twin Districts Workforce Area.
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