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NURSING HOMES: AN OVERVIEW
OF THE STATE SYSTEM
Mississippi
1 State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Anniece McLemore
State LTC Ombudsman
MS Dept. of Human Services, Div. of Aging
750 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Work: (601)359-4927
Fax: (601)359-9664
website:http://www.mdhs.s
tate.ms.us


11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Martie Gibson
Ombudsman
Golden Triangle AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 828
Starkville, MS 39760-0828
Work: (662)324-7860
Fax: (662)324-1911
Area Served: Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster, Winston counties

2 Office on Aging
Edna Caston
Director
Division of Aging & Adult Services
Council on Aging
750 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Work: (601)359-4925
Fax: (601)359-9664

Bessie Greer
Ombudsman
Northeast MS Planning & Development
P. O. Box 600
Booneville, MS 38829
Work: (662)554-1979
Fax: (662)728-2417

3 Licensure and Certifications
Karen Selestak
Director
Mississippi Department of Health
Health Facilities L&C
570 East Woodrow Wilson
P.O. Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215
Work: (601)576-7326
Fax: (601)576-7350

Carolyn Hennington
Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
2182 County Road 140
Quitman, MS 39955
Work: (601)776-6754
Area Served: Clarke county

4 Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Tim Howard
Director
Medicaid Fraud Control of Mississippi
Office of the Attorney General
802 N. State Street
PO Box 56
Jackson, MS 39205-0056
Work: (601)359-4270
Fax: (601)359-9681

Patricia Henry
Regional Ombudsman
Three Rivers AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 690
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Work: (662)489-2415
Fax: (662)489-6815
Area Served: Calhoun, Chickasaw, Pontotoc, Union, Lafayette, Ittawamba, Monroe, Lee counties

5 Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Cathy Woods
Mississippi State Board of Nursing Home Admin
1400 Lakeover Road
Suite 120
Jackson, MS 39213
Work: (601)364-2310
Fax: (601)364-2306

Ruby Lee
Ombudsman
Madison County Citizens Services Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
406 N. Main Street
Mendenhall, MS 39114
Work: (601)847-4641
Area Served: Simpson county

6 Medicaid Agency
Rica Lewis-Payton
Medicaid Director
MS Division of Medicaid
Office of the Governor
239 North Lamar Street
Jackson, MS 39201-1399
Work: (601)359-6050
Fax: (601)359-6048

Irene Massengale
Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 13
Carthage, MS 39051
Work: (601)267-9863
Area Served: Leake county

7 Quality Improvement Organization
Jim McIlwain
President/Principal Clinical Coordinator
Information and Quality Healthcare
385 Highland Colony Parkway
Suite 120
Ridgeland, MS 39157-6035
Work: (601)957-1575
Fax: (601)956-1713

Virginia McKee
Regional Ombudsman
Northeast Mississippi AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
3530 CR 102
Walnut, MS 38683
Work: (662)223-6532
Fax: (662)728-2118
Area Served: Marshall, Benton, Tishomingo, Tippah, Alcorn, Prentiss counties

8 Protection and Advocacy System
Rebecca Floyd
Executive Director
MS P&A System For DD Inc
5305 Executive Place
Suite A
Jackson, MS 39206
Work: (601)981-8207
Fax: (601)981-8313

Shonda McKinzie
Ombudsman
Madison County Citizens Services Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 448
Hazlehurst, MS 39083
Work: (601)894-4788
Fax: (601)894-6191
Area Served: Copiah county

9 Adult Protective Service Agency
Edna Clark
Program Manager
Adult Protection Svcs./Fam. & Child. Svc
MS. Dept. of Human Services
750 N. State Street
P.O. Box 352
Jackson, MS 39205
Work: (601)359-4484
Fax: (601)359-4978

Raphael Sample
Ombudsman
Madison County Citizens Services Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1545 West Government Street
Suite C
Brandon, MS 39042
Work: (601)825-1309
Fax: (601)824-0036
Area Served: Rankin county

11 Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Lawanna Kay Bishop
Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 499
Newton, MS 39345
Work: (601)656-7347
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Neshoba county

Alice Scott
Ombudsman
Madison County Citizens Services Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P. O. Box 1358
Canton, MS 39046
Work: (601)407-1056
Fax: (601)981-1515
Area Served: Madison county

Alpha Gene Brummett
Regional Ombudsman
Madison County Citizens Services Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1170 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS 39296
Work: (800)315-3103
Fax: (601)981-1515
Area Served: Hinds, Yazoo counties

Mary Smith
Regional Ombudsman
North Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
711B South Applegate
Winona, MS 38967
Work: (662)283-2675
Fax: (662)283-5875
Area Served: Attala, Carroll, Grenada, Holmes, Leflore, Montgomery, Yalobusha counties

Patricia Carr
Ombudsman
Southwest MS Planning & Development District,
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P. O. Box 574
Tylertown, MS 39667-0574
Work: (601)876-4832
Fax: (601)446-6071
Area Served: Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall counties

Peggy Thornton
Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 731
Bay Springs, MS 39422
Work: (601)764-2671
Area Served: Jasper county

Joyce Cayce
Regional Ombudsman
South Delta AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
217 Nevada Street
Greenville, MS 38703
Work: (662)378-5853
Fax: (662)378-5854
Area Served: Bolivar, Sunflower, Washington, Humphreys, Sharkey, Issaquena counties

Vacant
Ombudsman
Madison County Citizens Services Agency
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1170 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, MS 39296
Work: (601)981-1511
Fax: (601)981-1515
Area Served: Hinds, Yazoo counties

Faye Dubose
Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 499
Newton, MS 39345
Work: (601)733-2284
Area Served: Smith county

Vera Walker
Regional Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 499
Newton, MS 39345
Work: (601)683-2401
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Lauderdale, Neshoba, Smith, counties - Supervise Clark, Jasper, Kemper, Leake, Newton, Scott counties

Dorothy Fair
Regional Ombudsman
North Delta AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 1488
Batesville, MS 38606
Work: (662)627-3401
Fax: (662)627-9507
Area Served: Desoto, Tunica, Tate, Panola, Tallahatchie, Coahoma, Quitman counties

Brenda Wragg
Ombudsman
East Central AAA
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 499
Newton, MS 39345
Work: (601)683-2007
Fax: (601)683-7873
Area Served: Newton county

Barbara Freeman
Regional Ombudsman
Southwest MS Planning & Development District,
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
2265 Highway 84-E
Meadville, MS 39653
Work: (601)384-5200
Fax: (601)446-6071
Area Served: Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Franklin, Jefferson, Wilkinson counties


Last Updated Monday, September 08, 2008


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