WHAT IS BuDS?

The MS BuDS Project began in the City of Jackson in 2014 as a partnership between the City of Jackson, Families as Allies and Mississippi Families For Kids. It was piloted in the city's childhood development centers and is now expanding to surrounding areas.

The project is designed to create awareness and change at the beginning of children's lives. It focuses on early identification of children birth to 5 who may have social, emotional or behavioral challenges. 

WHAT SERVICES CAN BuDS PROVIDE FOR MY CHILD AND MY FAMILY?

We can provide the following services to families and their children: