"School Clothing Vouchers" - Apply by July 31
Each year DHHR provides "School Clothing Vouchers." The vouchers give you $200 for each school-age child in your household, to buy them new clothes for school. The application deadline is July 31. Learn more with this information.
Information About "School Clothing Vouchers"
In July, when it’s that time of year again!
Get your kids ready for school with brand new clothes, using West Virginia’s School Clothing Vouchers.
Each eligible child can receive a voucher worth $200.00 to buy new school clothes.
WHEN TO APPLY:
In July! Normally the deadline to submit an application is the end of July.
WHERE TO APPLY:
At the WV Department of Health & Human Resources (DHHR). Fill out an application, sign it, and submit it at the DHHR office.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE:
Any family with children 18 or under, who is or could be eligible for "WV WORKS" cash assistance benefits. If you don’t know, then apply and DHHR will tell you.
[Note - You don’t have to apply for cash benefits. You don’t have to receive cash benefits. You just have to be a family that would be eligible if you did apply for them. You CAN get your vouchers without applying for cash assistance.]
The 2010 household monthly income limits Are as follows, based on household size:
1 person --> $ 903 per month
2 people --> $ 1215 per month
3 people --> $ 1526 per month
4 people --> $ 1838 per month
5 people --> $ 2150 per month
6 people --> $ 2461 per month
7 people --> $ 2773 per month
8 people --> $ 3085 per month
9 people --> $ 3396 per month
10 people --> $ 3708 per month
Your household cannot have more than $2,000 in the bank, in cash, or other immediately available assets.
WHEN WILL I GET THE SCHOOL CLOTHING VOUCHERS:
Applications will be processed in the order they are received. Some are being processed right now.
All applications must be submitted to DHHR by July 31. All applications that are submitted on time will be processed by August 31.
After they are processed and approved, vouchers will be mailed out once a week to families that have been approved.
The vouchers can be used at any time until the end of October. After October 31 the vouchers will expire.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
See the WV DHHR web page about the School Clothing Voucher program. Click Here! for the DHHR information page
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