Category: Did You Know?

Free or Low-Cost Birth Control

The WV Family Planning Program contracts with approximately 162 local county health departments, primary care and rural health centers, college and university student health clinics, hospitals, and private medical practices to deliver clinical family planning services to eligible individuals.To find a clinic near you visit WV Family Planning or call 1-800-642-8522 You can text 368674 on your…
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Help Warming Up Your Cold House

If you are low income and own or rent a home in need of weatherization there is a free program to help you. The WV Office of Economic Opportunity Weatherization Program Weatherization examples include, but are not limited to, installing insulation, reducing air-infiltration, performing heating and cooling tune-ups and modifications, and when appropriate, replacing heating units for energy efficiency…
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Free Money in Your Pocket

The IRS will give you money back (maybe thousands) if you qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Child Tax Credit (CTC). EITC or the CTC is not considered as income and should not affect benefits like welfare (TANF), food stamps, SSI, Medicaid, CHIP, foster care, adoption assistance, or public housing. Even if…
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Health Insurance is Changing

Affordable Care Act ,enacted in March 2010, is changing health care and leaving people with a lot of questions.  In order to help with these changes the federal government has developed a website to help answer all your questions and to help you find affordable health insurance. HealthCare.gov