Our Mission
Helping People to Help Themselves

Mississippi County, Arkansas, Economic Opportunity Commission is committed to promoting stability and economic security to families and children living in Mississippi County, Arkansas, and its other service areas by providing supportive services through partnerships with other agencies, jurisdictions, and stakeholders.

An essential element of MCAEOC programs is the development and  implementation of long term solutions. MCAEOC is successful at creation and  implementing programs that meet the needs of local residents. Our programs  address wide range of community issues and we are in a unique position to bring  these diverse programs under one overriding mission of sustainability.

Through its neighborhood services centers and special projects, MCAEOC provides a community-based system of service provision to and advocacy for the  poor to meet their needs and to enhance the quality of their lives, regardless  of race, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. MCAEOC provides some  services directly and refers people to other available services.

 

Mrs. Priscilla Johnson
Executive Director

Priscilla Johnson has been employed with MCAEOC for over twenty years, gaining a wealth of knowledge about community action programs and the needs of the county’s citizens. Mrs. Johnson is passionate about Mississippi County and inspiring change that will positively impact the lives of both current and future generations. She says, “It is an honor to serve the citizens of Mississippi County, Arkansas. I will remain focused on alleviating poverty and providing high quality services in an effort to help low-income residents achieve self-sufficiency. Furthermore, community action is an area where we can all get involved. When one person helps individuals and families reach their full potential, it has a positive impact on all.” If you have any questions, please contact us!

Our Promise

At the Mississippi County Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission, you will receive the kind of quality service you expect from a community organization. Our commission is always evolving as the needs or our community change. You can rest assured that, working with the Mississippi County Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission, you will enjoy the latest technology and services.

Since 1965, the Mississippi County Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission has been devoted to its mission of promoting self-help for low-income people and neighborhoods. The MCAEOC plays a major part in empowering disadvantaged people of Mississippi County, providing them with the right resources to overcome poverty, live with self-respect, and achieve their complete potential. Through its many services and programs, MCAEOC is committed to improving the socioeconomic conditions of the residents of Mississippi County.

An essential element of MCAEOC programs is the development and implementation of long term solutions. MCAEOC is successful at creation and implementing programs that meet the needs of local residents. Our programs address wide range of community issues and we are in a unique position to bring these diverse programs under one overriding mission of sustainability.

Through its neighborhood services centers and special projects, MCAEOC provides a community-based system of service provision to and advocacy for the poor to meet their needs and to enhance the quality of their lives, regardless of race, religion, sex, age, handicap or national origin. MCAEOC provides some services directly and refers people to other available services.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the agency (state or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information request-ed in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.