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Benefit Details
West Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program
Managing Agency Department of Health and Human Resources (WV) http://www.state.wv.us

Program Description

The Weatherization Assistance Program is the nation's largest residential energy efficiency program. Its mission is to reduce energy costs for low-income families, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities, children, high energy users, or households with a high energy burden, by improving the energy efficiency of their homes while ensuring their health and safety.

General Program Requirements

In order to qualify for this benefit program you must be a resident of the state of West Virginia.

If you receive Supplemental Security Income or Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, you are automatically eligible to receive weatherization services.

Income verification must meet the following criteria: 1) annual gross income from all income sources must be at or below 200 percent of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Poverty Guidelines for each family size and, 2) whether the applicant has received cash assistance payments under Title IV of XVI of the Social Security Act during the preceding 12 months.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.

Application Process

All weatherization services are provided by local Community Action Agencies. To apply for this program, please contact your local agency at http://www.cad.state.wv.us/OEO.htm. You must have proof of income for the year prior to application.

Program Contact Information

To find your local Community Action Agency, go to www.goeo.wv.gov and click on the Weatherization tab on the right side.