State of Missouri FFY 2016 Model State Plan

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists low-income households, particularly those with the lowest incomes that pay a high proportion of household income for home energy, in meeting their immediate home energy needs. The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, as amended, was included as part of the Coats Human Services Reauthorization Act of 1998, P. L. 105-285.

The public is invited to examine the FFY 2016 LIHEAP Model State Plan. Written comments are welcome and will be accepted until August 11, 2015. The State of Missouri encourages comments to be submitted by email to [email protected]. If access to the internet is unavailable, comments can be submitted by fax to (573) 522-9557, or mailed to Heather Jones, Department of Social Services, Family Support Division, LIHEAP Model State Plan, P.O. Box 2320, Jefferson City, MO 65102, to be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 11, 2015.

A public hearing for the FFY 2016 Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Model State Plan is being held July 28, 2015, at the Governor Office Building 200 Madison Street, Jefferson City, Missouri, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

A draft version of the FFY 2016 LIHEAP Model State Plan will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and will be available soon after submission on Missouri Department of Social Services’ website.