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DoHS Announces Low Income Energy Assistance Program for Low-Income Residents

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Human Services (DoHS), formerly part of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), will begin mailing applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) on January 8, 2024, to those who received LIEAP this past season. 

If determined eligible, a one-time payment will be issued to the Public Service Commission-regulated heating vendor indicated on the application. If the household heats with bulk fuel, i.e., wood, coal, or liquified petroleum gas, the payment will be mailed to the individual. 

Individuals can return the application by U.S. Mail to their local DoHS office or complete it online at www.wvpath.wv.gov. Applications must be returned by January 26, 2024.