CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) – The West Virginia Division of Well being and Human Sources (DHHR) has introduced that purposes for the Low Revenue Emergency Power Help Program (ELIEAP) are accepted till Friday April 30 or whereas funds are exhausted.
This federally funded program helps eligible state residents pay their residence heating payments.
To be eligible for ELIEAP, an overdue bill or discover of termination is required. Eligibility additionally will depend on earnings, family measurement, and the family’s duty to pay their heating invoice. Households should additionally adhere to all program pointers, which embrace an applicant’s annual earnings equal to or lower than 60 % of the state’s median earnings. Any earnings acquired from Social Safety or the Veterans Administration will likely be excluded.
The utmost admissible gross earnings ranges for the ELIEAP 2021 fiscal yr are indicated under:
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* For every further individual, add $ 594. Households whose earnings exceeds the utmost quantity will not be eligible. Nevertheless, sure varieties of earnings could also be excluded for ELIEAP.
ELIEAP purposes will be obtained at native DHHR places of work. On account of COVID-19, the face-to-face interview requirement has been lifted. Accomplished purposes will be mailed or hand-delivered to the DHHR workplace positioned within the applicant’s county of residence. A replica of the overdue bill or discover of termination should be connected to the request.
A replica of the request will be obtained by calling 304-356-4619. Sending the request to another workplace or utility firm might delay receipt by DHHR and stop processing of the request.
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