DHS provides current and prospective contracted providers with a library of information including forms and other documents to support the DHS-contracting process.
DHS offers support for providers to identify resources for the people they serve through the DHS Information and Referral Desk.
Providers that are interested in offering additional, non-government-funded services to their consumers may find appropriate options through DHS.
DHS supports a variety of data-gathering/retention applications to provide information for planning and outcomes purposes. These applications are secure and password-protected.
DHS takes the confidentiality of the individuals we serve seriously. Documentation related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is provided for general use.
This section provides detailed information about these topics and more.
DHS-contracted agencies serving individuals and families
Based on the data contained in the DHS Master Provider Enterprise Repository (MPER). Updated twice per year.
The Allegheny County Department of Human Services provides services to eligible individuals without regard to race, color, sex, familial status, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, ancestry, place of birth, national origin, political affiliation, disability, military service, use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical disability, or religious, community or social affiliations.
Background County Human Services Funding Information
Produced by the Pennsylvania Association of County Human Services Administrators (an affiliation of the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) ), these documents include educational material concerning the funding of human services in Pennsylvania.
Block and Categorical Grants
Child Welfare Mandates
Framework of County Human Services Funding Streams
Funding Formulas County Services
HealthChoices as a Model (and Recommendations by CCAP)
HSDF - County Human Services Safety Net