LIHEAP State Plan

The Department of Human Services Final Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) State Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2017 was submitted to the United States Department of Health and Human Services. You may view a copy of the plan here.

In addition to soliciting advice from the LIHEAP Advisory Committee (LAC), the Department of Human Services held public hearings on the LIHEAP proposed Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 in compliance with Federal LIHEAP requirements.


  • This year, hearings were held in Philadelphia (July 5), Harrisburg (July 7), and Pittsburgh (July 12).
  • A total of 24 persons attended the hearings: 13 in Philadelphia; 6 in Harrisburg; and 5 in Pittsburgh.
  • A total of 12 individuals or organizations provided oral testimony at the hearings and 10 individuals or organizations presented written mail-in testimony.