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DHHR Announces Emergency Energy Assistance Program for Low Income Residents
03/23/2017
DHHR today announced applications for the Emergency Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepted beginning Monday, March 27, 2017....more
Save Our State (SOS) Event - March 17, 2017
03/14/2017
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to the Wood County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. to discuss potential cuts to the Aged and Disabled (AD) Waiver Program....more
DHHR Eliminating 33 Vehicles from its Fleet
03/06/2017
The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today announced a reduction of 33 vehicles from its fleet. ...more
Save Our State (SOS) Press Event - March 8, 2017
03/03/2017
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to the Raleigh County Commission on Aging to discuss potential cuts to the Aged and Disabled (AD) Waiver Program....more
DHHR’s WIC Program Encourages Healthy Lifestyle Changes During National Nutrition Month
03/02/2017
During the month of March, the DHHR Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program is encouraging residents to start small in their goals for healthy eating habits “one forkful at a time” as part of National Nutrition Month. ...more
DHHR Announces Suicide Lifeline
02/28/2017
DHHR today announced the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK, is partnering with First Choice Services, a local non-profit organization based in Charleston....more
DHHR and DMAPS to Establish Grant Program to Combat Drug Epidemic
02/28/2017
​Today, Secretary Bill J. Crouch of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, and Secretary Jeff Sandy of the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, announced the establishment ...more
Save Our State (SOS) Press Event - March 1, 2017 - CANCELLED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER
02/24/2017
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to the Wood County Senior Citizens Association, Inc. to discuss potential cuts to the Aged and Disabled (AD) Waiver Program. ...more
Save Our State (SOS) Press Event
02/22/2017
As part of Gov. Jim Justice’s Save Our State (SOS) tour, DHHR Cabinet Secretary Bill J. Crouch will head to Huntington’s Autism Services Center, Inc. to discuss potential cuts to the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Waiver....more
DHHR Launches Statewide Naloxone Distribution Project to Fight Opioid Overdose Deaths in West Virginia
02/06/2017
DHHR today announced the first statewide naloxone distribution project aimed at preventing opioid overdose deaths and increasing access to the medication. ...more
DHHR Announces Energy Assistance Program for Low Income Residents
02/02/2017
WV DHHR today announced applications for the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) will be accepted Monday, February 6, 2017 through February 17, 2017. The federally funded program assists eligible state residents in paying home heating bills....more
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