December 16, 2020

Safe and Healthy Homes Program in Allegheny County

Would you like to receive a free visual inspection of your home to check for potential health or safety hazards? Apply for the Allegheny County Health Department’s Safe and Healthy Homes Program!


The Allegheny County Health Department’s Safe and Healthy Homes (SHHP) Program provides free in-home health and safety assessments to qualified participants in Allegheny County, as well as Beaver, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. The purpose of this program is to reduce hospitalizations, injuries, illnesses, or deaths from preventable home health or safety hazards.

The program will include a free visual inspection for potential dangers in the home such as asthma triggers, allergens, mold, moisture, inadequate ventilation, lead-based paint, pest infestations, fall hazards, and child safety hazards. The program will also offer educational materials, information on follow-up medical care if threats to health are identified, and referrals to community organizations that can offer further assistance.


To qualify, households must:

    • include at least one pregnant woman or a child/dependent under the age of 22,
    • live in Allegheny, Beaver, Washington, or Westmoreland counties.


To apply, complete the online application. Individuals may also apply by calling 412.350.4048.

More Information

For more information, visit the Allegheny County Health Department website. A Healthy Homes Maintenance Checklist is also available. Share this brochure with your network.

Information provided by the Allegheny County Health Department. 

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