Phone Number: 1-228-868-2311
Toll Free 1-800-444-8014


Southern Mississippi Planning & Development District connects individuals, businesses, and industries to agencies that provide help and funding for programs for seniors and disabled, job seekers resources, business loan programs, economic development and community development tools, and technical assistance and planning assistance.

We cover a 15 county area that includes 38 municipal governments in South Mississippi.


MS Access to Care Virtual Health Fair

Central Mississippi Planning and Development District, and Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District are sponsoring the Mississippi Access to Care Virtual Health Fair. This website will allow a person to virtually visit and self-search for needed resources. The website will be available through September 2023.

Fallen Officer Fund

This fund is for families of fallen officers. 100% of all donations go to the families. All donations are tax deductible.

EPA Brownfields Assessment Grant

SMPDD received the 2019 Community-wide Brownfields Assessment Grant.

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