Many West Virginia public benefits can be accessed at wvpath.org. If you select the Apply Now button, you can apply for several such as SNAP, Medicaid, low-income energy assistance program, and school clothing assistance utilizing this one site.
- SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program): provides monthly benefits to help eligible households buy food. Eligibility to receive benefits is based on household size, income, assets and some household expenses. https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1591
WIC (West Virginia Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children): provides supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to health care and other social services, at no cost, to 1) pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, 2) infants, and 3) children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk. https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/2030