Programs are available to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, political beliefs or disability. To be eligible for assistance, you must meet certain general requirements. For most programs:
. You must live in the King William County, including the Town of West Point;
. You must be a U.S. citizen or meet certain requirements if you are an immigrant;
. You must apply at the King William County Department of Social Services;
. You must meet the specific requirements of each program for which you are applying.
If you are a resident of King William County, including the Town of West Point, you may apply for assistance by completing an Application for Benefits and leaving it at or mailing it to the King William County Department of Social Services, 172 Courthouse Lane, P.O. Box 187, King William, VA. 23086. You can pick up an application any time during office hours, (Mondy-Friday from 8:30-4:30), or you can call our office at 769-4905 and ask to have an application mailed to you. Your authorized representative may apply for SNAP or Medicaid benefits for you. Your application may be mailed, faxed (769-4979), or hand delivered.
You may also need to be interviewed by an eligibility worker, depending on the type of assistance you are requesting.
Residents of other localities must apply at the agency serving the city or county in which they live.
You may apply for SNAP, Medicaid, FAMIS, TANF, or fuel assistance by submitting an application online at https://commonhelp.virginia.gov/access/. You may submit the online application online or print it out, fill it out and mail, fax or hand deliver to the agency.
If you want to find out more about Medicaid, FAMIS and other health care options or get help filling out your Medicaid or FAMIS application you can go online at www.coverva.org or call Cover Virginia at 1-855-242-8282.
What’s the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace?
The Federal Health Insurance Marketplace is a federally-run destination where individuals can compare and shop for private health insurance plans, as well as determine their eligibility for tax credits to help pay for coverage.
If you are looking for information about the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace or help filling out your Federal Health Insurance Marketplace application you may go to www.healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596.
If you wish to meet with someone to help you with your Federal Healthcare Insurance application, you may call (434)-581-3271 ext. 5555 and make an appointment to meet with an enrollment specialist. You may also email them at email@example.com for an appointment.
All information you provide is confidential. Information will only be given to persons directly connected with administering or enforcing provisions of the programs for which you applied, other federal assistance programs or programs that assist low income individuals. Information may also be disclosed to:
. Law enforcement officials for the purpose of investigating program violations.
. The Child Support Enforcement Program to help locate absent parents.
. Persons connected with verifying status of immigrants.
. Employees of the Comptroller General's Office of the United States for audit examination authorized by law.
. For Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and SNAP applicants, your address may be given to law enforcement officials if you are a fugitive felon.
If you disagree with any decision or action, you have the right to appeal. Information on how to appeal is available from the Department of Social Services.
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