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West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program (WV CHIP)

The West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program (WV CHIP) provides quality health insurance to eligible children and strives to develop a health care system in which all West Virginia children can access health care coverage. WV CHIP is a free or low-cost health…

West Virginia Head Start

Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Head Start programs provide a learning environment that supports children's…

West Virginia Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP)

The West Virginia Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) assists eligible households with the cost of home heating through direct cash payments or payments to utility companies on their behalf. A crisis component is available for households without resources…

West Virginia Medicaid

The West Virginia Medicaid Program provides a medical card which may be used to receive medical care in the community or in an institutional setting, such as a nursing home. This allows those who may not be able to afford medical care the opportunity to have their…

West Virginia School Breakfast and Lunch Program

Each day public schools across the state of West Virginia serve more than 180,000 students healthy, well-balanced meals through the National School Breakfast and Lunch Programs. The School Breakfast Program provides funding that makes it possible for schools to offer a…

West Virginia Special Milk Program

The Special Milk Program provides milk to children in schools, childcare institutions and eligible camps that do not participate in other Federal child nutrition meal service programs. Schools that participate in the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs…

West Virginia Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC program - provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care and other social services, at no cost, to 1) pregnant, breastfeeding and…

West Virginia Summer Food Service

The West Virginia Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides nutritious meals to children who would normally receive free or reduced price meals when school is in session. This helps children to maintain a nutritious diet and helps their families to stretch their food…

West Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

The West Virginia Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides monthly benefits to help eligible households buy food. Eligibility to receive benefits is based on household size, income, assets and some household expenses. SNAP may only be used to purchase…

West Virginia Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet West Virginia's eligibility requirements.

West Virginia Weatherization Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) provides grants to states, territories, and some Indian tribes to improve the energy efficiency of the homes of low-income families. These governments, in turn, contract with local go…

West Virginia WORKS

West Virginia's Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Program is WV WORKS. It is based on the goals of assisting economically dependent and at-risk families to become self supporting, enhancing the well-being of children, and on assisting families near the…

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