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Pa. Human Services Block Grant 

Allegheny County is one of the counties participating in the Department of Human Services’s Human Services Block Grant pilot program. The block grant allows for greater flexibility in providing certain services to county residents.

County Human Services Block Grant Plan  

A draft of the FY 2014-15 Allegheny County Human Services Block Grant Plan is available below. Questions about this plan can be sent to DHSBlockGrant@AlleghenyCounty.US

PDF Icon Allegheny County Human Services Block Grant Plan FY 2014-15 
FY 2014-15 Block Grant Public Hearing Presentation 

PDF Icon Allegheny County Human Services Block Grant Plan FY 2013-14 - (Note: The format for this plan is structured in such a way as to mirror the section-by-section requirements laid out beginning on page 3 of the guidelines.)

PDF Icon Allegheny County Human Services Block Grant Plan FY 2012-13 - (Note: The format for this plan is structured in such a way as to mirror the section-by-section requirements laid out beginning on page 3 of the guidelines.)

PDF Icon Human Services Block Grant Overview 
The main components of the block grant pilot as discussed in the state’s guidelines.


County Human Services Block Grant Advisory Board 

The County Human Services Block Grant Advisory Board provides on-going recommendations and assessments of the approach that the county is taking to delivering on the block grant.


Related Resources

PDF Icon FY 2013-14 Human Services Block Grant Plan Presentation 
PowerPoint presentation from the May 6 and May 15 public meetings/hearings.

PDF Icon Grant Application – The full application submitted by Allegheny County
PDF Icon Letter of Acceptance - Received September 27, 2012

PDF Icon County Human Services Plan FY 2012-13 Guidelines - State guidelines and instructions directing counties on how to prepare their human services plan.
PDF Icon County Human Services Plan Guidelines Appendix B Rev. 

The Human Services Block Grant: Inside the Process
 DHS News, May 2013