West Virginia, along with other states, uses EBT to disburse benefits from the US Department of Agriculture's special programs, including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) known as WV WORKS and Child Support Incentive programs. Benefits for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) are on a separate EBT card currently.
Eligibility requirements and the amount of assistance received do not change under EBT. Once approved, an EBT account is opened in the client's name, and SNAP and/or WV WORKS benefits are electronically deposited into the account. There are no fees when recipients use EBT cards for purchases, but fees may apply to cash withdrawals from ATMs or electronic balance inquiries.
If you qualify for SNAP benefits, you can use your Mountain State Card to:
If you qualify for WV WORKS/Cash benefits, you can use your Mountain State Card to: