United Way Partnerships

American Red Cross

North Mississippi Chapter

4127 Westside Drive

Tupelo, MS 38801

(662) 328-5710

  • Provides training programs in CPR, First Aid, water safety, lifeguarding, disaster relief, HIV/AIDS education, offering 24-hour communication between military personnel and their families, as well as assistance in disaster relief on both large and small scales.

CONTACT Helpline

P.O. Box 1304

Columbus, MS 39703

Office Phone: (662) 328-0200

Office Fax: (662) 244-3454


  • A 24-hour, 7-days-a-week telephone line which provides information/referral services and crisis counseling.


Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity

P.O. Box 784

Starkville MS 39760



  • Non-denominational Christian organization which works in partnership with people in need to build decent, affordable housing.  

Oktibbeha County Humane Society

510 Industrial Park Rd.

Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 338-9093



  • Works to prevent the cruelty and relieve suffering of surrendered and abandoned domestic animals and to conduct humane education.

Boy Scouts of America

Pushmataha Area Council

420 31st Avenue North

Columbus, MS, 39705
Phone (Columbus): 

Phone (Starkville): 

Fax number: 


  • Sponsors programs providing character development, citizenship training, fitness and leadership development through various activities.

Girl Scouts, Heart of the South

Heart of the South

321 7th Street North

Columbus, MS 39701 
Phone: 1- 800-624-4185

Fax: (662) 327-1806



  • Provides special events, community service projects and troop activities to help girls in grades K-12 have fun and work together to improve the community.

Sally Kate Winters Children’s Home/Sally Kate Winters 

Family Services

317 North Division St.

West Point, MS 39773

(662) 494-4867


  • Provides temporary emergency shelter for children and youth who have been violated by the crimes of abuse, neglect and family violence.

Boys and Girls Club of 

Oktibbeha County

911 Lynn Lane

Starkville, MS 39759




  • Provides a positive place for children by providing activities for children that are conducive to learning and help them become better community citizens.

Safe Haven/The Rape Crisis Center

P.O. Box 5354

Columbus, MS  39705




  • Provides temporary shelter, a 24-hour hotline, emergency crisis counseling, group counseling, legal, medical and housing referrals for women and children who are victims of domestic violence or rape.


Project Help

1504 Louisville Street
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: 662-615-0033

Project HELP aims to assist “homeless” students in the Starkville Oktibbeha School District to ensure they are attending school regularly.

For more information, go to https://www.starkvillesd.com/departments/family-centered-programs/school-services

Golden Triangle Area Agency

on Aging/Fellowship Foods/Homemaker Service

106 Miley Road

Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 324-7860


  • Provides services to assist older persons in leading independent, meaningful and dignified lives in their own homes and communities.


Salvation Army

407 Industrial Park Road

Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 324-3304




  • An international charitable organization motivated by the love of God and concern for the needs of humanity.

4-H Clubs of Oktibbeha County

106 Felix Long Drive

Starkville, MS 39759

(662) 323-5916


  • 4-H serves youth ages 8 to 18 and volunteers of all ages with opportunities to participate in school and community clubs with an emphasis on “learning by doing” activities.


Father’s Child Ministries

104 Brickerton St.

Columbus, MS 39701

(662) 328-3110


  • Utilizing community resources, influences fatherless children to reach their potential through a relationship with Jesus Christ.