Social Science Research Center
Mississippi State University
Phone: (662) 325-7127
Fax: (662) 325-7966
Site last updated: 06/23/10

A division of the Social Science
Research Center at
Mississippi State University,
the Family and Children
Research Unit
conducts research on issues
affecting the health, safety,
education, and well-being
of children and families.

The FCRU is the home of MS KIDS COUNT. Mississippi KIDS COUNT is the leading resource for comprehensive information on Mississippi's children and serves as a catalyst for improving outcomes for children, families, and communities. The program publishes a yearly Data Book on the status of Mississippi’s children. It is funded, in part, by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.