Single Stop


At Single Stop, we offer supportive services to ensure that you have a successful college experience and are able to complete your degree. We provide free referrals to services that can help address the needs of Hinds students so that they can remain in school and succeed academically.

Some of the free services offered by our Single Stop offices are:

  • Benefits screening
  • Community closet for students
  • Debt solution
  • Discounted transportation
  • Domestic violence services
  • Financial coaching
  • Free tax preparation
  • Free/sliding scale medical resources
  • Health insurance assistance
  • Legal resources
  • Mental health care

You can complete a screener on the Single Stop website.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m.

Walk-ins are welcome during normal office hours.
Appointments can be scheduled by office visit or by phone (601-857-3247).



Clothing Closet

Our Clothing Closet, located on the Raymond campus, contains a wardrobe of gently used business professional, casual, seasonal, and activewear clothing items that are available for the purpose of donating them to the student body.

Students must also complete our screener at in order to receive certain items.

If you are interested, please call 601-857-3247 or fill out our Clothing Closet request form.

Tax Prep

January through the 1st week of April we host Volunteer Income Tax Assistance(VITA) sites. You can have your taxes prepared and filed for free by an IRS-certified volunteer preparer. Appointments can be scheduled by email ( or by calling 601-857-3247.

Food Pantry

Students must complete our screener at in order to receive certain items.

If you are interested in making a donation to the pantry or volunteering your time, please contact 601-857-3247 or 601-857-3233.

Emergency Financial Assistance Fund Application

In order to apply for the EFAF, students must log in with their Hinds email.


Jackson & Rankin
Lakisha Thomas-Cole, LMSW
Single Stop Coordinator
Bivins Hall, Rm 114
Nursing/Allied Health & Raymond
Anita Bell-Muhammad, LMSW
Single Stop Coordinator
Adult Education Center,
Rm’s 117 & 121
601-857-3247 or 601-857-3233
Taheera Hoskins, MS
Single Stop Coordinator
Student Union Building, Rm 12
Taheera Hoskins, MS
Single Stop Coordinator
J.E. Blackburn, Sr. and David L. May Building