Jackson mayor discusses partnership with Salvation Army


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba held a news conference on Monday to discuss a new partnership with the Salvation Army to provide rental and billing assistance to neighbors facing COVID-19 challenges.

The Salvation Army received a grant totaling more than $500,000. The assistance program began Friday, October 9, 2020.

In order to receive assistance, persons in need would have to make an appointment with the Salvation Army by calling (601)982-4881. Walk-ins are not permitted.

To be considered for the program, applicants must present the following:

  • A court ordered eviction notice
  • Photo ID
  • Social security card
  • Lease agreement
  • Income documents
  • Recent bills


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