LIHEAP Application Instructions
Applying for the West Virginia LIHEAP is an easy process that can be done online; all you need to do is follow this link: www.wvinroads.org/inroads/ (West Virginia LIHEAP Online Application Portal) and fill out the online application form available on the page. This website also doubles up as a screening tool which you can use to determine whether you are eligible for the program.
Applying In Person
You can also apply for the West Virginia LIHEAP by visiting your local county offices, where you will fill an application form and will be interviewed to determine your eligibility to the program. A list of local West Virginia County offices and their respective contact information is available on this link: www.wvdhhr.org/bcf/county/ (West Virginia LIHEAP Local County Directory)
Upon successful completion of the application process, you will start receiving the West Virginia LIHEAP program benefits.
To be eligible for the West Virginia LIHEAP program, applicants need to meet a set of eligibility requirements. These eligibility requirements are mainly based on the income, residence and utility payment status of the applicant and are discussed below:
To qualify for the regular LIHEAP benefits, applicants for the West Virginia LIHEAP program should meet the following eligibility requirements:
Their total monthly gross incomes should be within the specified monthly maximum available on this link: www.wvdhhr.org/.pdf (West Virginia LIHEAP Income guidelines)
In order to be eligible for the West Virginia LIHEAP regular benefits, applicants should be residents of the state of West Virginia and should be US nationals or registered legal aliens.
In order to be eligible for the West Virginia LIHEAP normal benefits applicants should be vulnerable or partially vulnerable to the cost of home heating.
Eligibility Requirements for Emergency Benefits
Their main heating source is scheduled to be put off or has already been put off
If their main heating equipment has malfunctioned
If their source of fuel has run out