Warren County Children’s Shelter

The Warren County Children’s Shelter (WCCS) is a Vicksburg-based, 24-hour, 7 days a week emergency shelter and diagnostic/evaluation services for abused, neglected, runaway, and homeless children and youth.

To ensure that the shelter meets the needs of our children, we appreciate assistance with the following items. Donations can be shipped or delivered to:

Canopy Children’s Solutions
c/o Warren County Children’s Shelter
1900 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39202

Questions about donating to the WCCS? Call (601) 634-0640.

School Supply Needs

The children at the WCCS come to our shelter with very little. In order to be successful in school, the following items are needed.

  • Loose leaf notebook paper
  • Book covers
  • Posters (small and large)
  • Dictionaries (English & French)
  • Highlighters
  • Calculator (Algebra & Geometry)
  • 3 Prong Folders
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Science project boards
  • Composition notebooks
  • Red pens
  • Report folders
  • Lined index cards
  • Mechanical pencils
  • Pens
  • Fiskar scissors
  • Book bags


  • All Purpose Cleaners (409, Windex, dish-washing detergent, dish liquid, Pine Sol, Pledge)
  • Liquid hand soap
  • Rubbermaid containers (all sizes)
  • Freezer zip-lock Bags (Gallon)
  • Latex gloves
  • Laundry detergent (regular liquid and HE Pods)
  • Paper goods (plates, paper towels, toilet paper, Kleenex, etc)
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Beach towels
  • White bath towels and white wash cloths
  • Laundry pens
  • Lice treatments
  • Ant killer
  • Wasp spray
  • DVD’s (G and PG-rated)
  • Bed pillows (new and durable)
  • Batteries-AA and AAA
  • 60 gallon trash bags
  • Cat food (for Squeaky, our shelter cat)


  • Laundry mesh bags
  • New and unused duffel bags (no hard suitcases)
  • Sunscreen
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Disposable razors
  • Brushes (bristle and vent)
  • Combs
  • Adult and youth size white t-shirts
  • Toothpaste/toothbrush
  • Toothbrush covers
  • Soap travel cases
  • Soap and body wash
  • Deodorant (boys and girls)
  • Shower caps
  • Panties and underwear (children’s up to adult)
  • Boxers


  • File storage boxes
  • Sharpies
  • 1/2” Binders (white, green, black)
  • Highlighters
  • Journals
  • Copy paper
  • Black pens

Mississippi Children’s Home Services, Inc., Mississippi Children’s Home Society, and CARES Center, Inc., doing business as (d.b.a.) Canopy Children’s Solutions (Canopy) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization formed in 1912 in Mississippi. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by United States law.