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Last updated: March 22, 2010

Pearl River Valley Opportunity, Inc. (PRVO)-Forrest County

A program of Pearl River Valley Opportunity, Inc. (prvo)
714 Williams Street  PO Box 509
Hattiesburg,  MS   39428
Program Type Housing
Main (601)544-1394
Fax (601)544-1395
Office2 (601)544-1394
Web site
Intake Contact Doneater Mack
Intake Phone 601 788-6460
Intake Email

Who Are We?

PRVO provides emergency services, utility assistance (LIHEAP), CSBG, prescription assistance, and weatherization. Funds have been received to help with rent/mortgage only. Payment is in the arrears or due within 5 calendar days. We can also pay first month's rent if a person has been evicted or is transient. They will be required to bring a letter rom the landlord which will include the amount of one month's rent. No deposits can be paid and we only pay up to $200.

Who Do We Serve?

Age range   0 - No Upper Age Limit Requirement
Among our staff, we can speak   Multi-Lingual
Program is able to accommodate   Incontinence, Wheelchair, Dementia/Alzheimer's, Aged, Behaviorally Impaired, Caregivers, Hearing Impaired, HIV/AIDS, Physically Impaired, Visually Impaired
Service Area (Counties)   Forrest
Other Eligibility Requirements   Individual must meet CSBG poverty guidelines. For rental assistance, bring a letter stating the amount of one month's rent.

How Much Does Our Service Cost?

Accepted payment
        Auxiliary Grants:  Yes 
Comments Works through Community Block Grants, LIHEAP, United Way, and private prescription drug companies.

Note: No one will be denied service for inability to pay.

What Is Our Availability?

Hours of operation  
Monday8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thursday8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Friday8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Accessing Services Application & assessment process; poverty income guidelines. Expect to be contacted within 24 hours. Consumer can self refer. Service provider can refer directly.


Problem reporting procedure Contact Central Office, 601-736-9564.

Additional Information

Where Service Is Provided Consumer's Home, On site
Is Your Facility ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Compliant? Yes Fully 
Accessible to Public Transportation? No
Business Type Private, Non-Profit
  This listing last updated:  March 22, 2010

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