The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant is funded through the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The purpose of the LIHEAP program is to assist Rhode Island's income eligible households meet the increasing cost of home energy and reduce the severity of an energy related crisis. Funds are also used to improve the energy efficiency of income eligible homes. Rhode Island's LIHEAP is administered by the Department of Human Services. LIHEAP intake and outreach is provided by local Community Action agencies (CAP).
A public hearing will be held to consider the Low Income Home Energy Assistance proposed plan on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 1:00 PM at the RI Department of Human Services Louis Pasteur Building, 57 Howard Ave. 1st Floor, Cranston, RI 02920 in the West Wing Conference Room.