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West Virginia School Clothing Allowance Applications Begin


West Virginia will start taking applications for school clothing allowance on Monday, July 2.

The allowance is for eligible children enrolled in West Virginia schools. The program is administered by the Department of Health and Human Resources’ Division of Family Assistance.Families with school-aged children receiving WV Works cash assistance and those in foster care will automatically receive school clothing allowance vouchers by mid-July. Families who received vouchers in 2017 and currently receive Medicaid or food stamps should have received an application in June.

You can update your mailing address on the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources inRoads website or call (877) 716-1212. To be eligible, the monthly income for a family of four may not exceed $2,092. Applications are due by July 31.

For more information, contact a local DHHR office, apply online or call.