CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) will begin mailing applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) on November 16, 2020, 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 DHHR office or complete it online at  Applications must be returned by December 18, 2020. 

The maximum allowable gross income levels for LIEAP Federal Fiscal Year 2021 are listed below:

Household Gross Monthly
Size Income Limit
1 $1931
2 $2525
3 $3119
4 $3713
5 $4307
6 $4901
7 $5495
8 $6089
9 $6683
10* $7277

*For each additional person, add $594. Households whose countable income exceeds the maximum amount are not eligible; however, some types of income may be excluded for LIEAP.

LIEAP clients may contact their local DHHR office for more information.  An online directory is available at or by calling 304-356-4619.

You May Also Like

Wyoming County Health Department Unveils New COVID-19 Reporting System

PINEVILLE, WV – The Wyoming County Health Department is reporting 18 lab…

Early Voting Begins in Oceana Municipal Election

OCEANA, W.Va. – Early voting for the Oceana Municipal election began yesterday,…

Former Harrisville High School

Harrisville, WVBy Gary DoveWN Sports WriterTo start the 1986-87 school term, Harrisville…

Free Community Testing Finds No New Cases in Wyoming County

WYOMING COUNTY, W.Va. – The Wyoming County Health Department and the Wyoming…