Proposed Rules and Regulations


In accordance to Rhode Island General Laws (RIGL) 42-35, notice is hereby given that the Department of Human Services proposes the State Plan for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Block Grant which is funded through the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

This proposed state plan is accessible on the DHS website or available in hard copy upon request (401) 462-6424. A virtual public hearing will be held to consider the proposed plan on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:00 AM by the RI Department of Human Services. Persons wishing to testify may do so by joining the virtual hearing at:

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You may submit written testimony by Monday, August 17, 2020 to Deirdre Weedon, Department of Human Services, Louis Pasteur Building, 57 Howard Avenue, Cranston RI 02920, or email to Deirdre Weedon.

The Hearing will begin at 10:00 AM and will conclude when the last speaker finishes testimony or at 12:00 PM, whichever comes first.

The Department of Human Services does not discriminate against individuals based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religious belief, political belief or handicap.