The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) inadvertently mailed out
approximately 80,000 school clothing allowance vouchers with an incorrect expiration
date of October 31, 2015, instead of October 31, 2016. Participating stores will accept the
misprinted vouchers with the incorrect expiration date.
The misprinted vouchers most likely were sent to families who received
school clothing allowance vouchers in 2015 and currently receive Medicaid or
SNAP benefits. Additional families with
school-aged children currently receiving WV WORKS cash assistance, as well as
those providing foster care, may have received the erroneous vouchers. Vouchers printed after July 1, 2016, have the
correct expiration date.
Eligible children will receive a $200 school clothing allowance voucher
that may be used toward the purchase of appropriate school clothing or piece
goods for families who sew clothing for their children. Vouchers must be used at participating stores
by October 31, 2016. Others may be eligible for school clothing vouchers,
but the monthly income for a family of four may not exceed $2,025.
To learn more about eligibility guidelines, or to apply, contact your
local DHHR office, apply online at www.wvinroads.org or call 1-877-716-1212.
Verification of income for the month
of July must be submitted with the application.
Applications must be received in a local DHHR office by July 31, 2016.
Participating stores may be viewed at
If you are receiving DHHR benefits and have questions regarding the school clothing vouchers, please contact DHHR Client Services: firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-800-642-8589