What does Apelah mean?
Pronounced "Ah Pel La", Apelah is the word for "help" among native Mississippi tribes.
It is the policy of this agency that no one will be denied service or be subjected to any form of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, veteran's status, disability, ancestry or religion. The agency will not discriminate against individuals in the admission or access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs and activities. This policy is adopted pursuant to Section 601, Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Public Law 88-352, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title VI and XVI of the Public Health Service Act and the American with Disabilities Act of 1992.
We are proud to be a member of the Foster Family Treatment Assocation
Apelah, in conjunction with Meritan, Inc., is accreditated through the Council of Accreditation.
Apelah is proud to work with the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services and the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.