Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP) / Weld County Department of Human Services

Weld County Department of Human Services

Data Provided By
United Way of Weld County
General Information
Description of ServiceThe Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally funded program designed to help qualifying low-income households cover part of their winter home heating costs from, November 1st - April 30th.

Once benefits are approved, LEAP can provide a financial credit directly to the heat supplier, or it can place the credit on a QUEST card to pay for a heating source such as wood, coal, propane, or for heat billed on a shared meter.

The LEAP Program is OPEN for the season and will be accepting applications from November 1, 2018 to April 30, 2019.
LocationWeld County
Geographical AreaCities of Ault, Berthoud, Brighton, Dacono, Eaton, Erie, Evans, Firestone, Fort Lupton, Frederick, Garden City, Gilcrest, Greeley, Grover, Hudson, Johnstown, Keenesburg, Kersey, LaSalle, Lochbuie, Longmont, Mead, Milliken, New Raymer, Northglenn, Nunn, Pierce, Platteville, Severance, Thornton, Windsor
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall or visit the website for more information
Helpful TipsWhere do I get a LEAP Application?
Call Heat Help: 1-866-432-8435
Online: www.colorado.gov/cdhs/LEAP
In Person at local utility offices, community partner agencies, or local Department of Human Services buildings
For more information, visit LEAP-Discover Goodwill Website

Additional information about LEAP:
- An acronym for Low-Income Energy Assistance Program.
- A federally funded program.
- Administered by Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado.
- Designed to help eligible, low-income households with winter home heating costs.
- Is not intended to pay the entire cost of home heating.
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityWho qualifies for LEAP assistance?
Pay home heating costs to an energy provider, fuel dealer or as part of rent.
Permanent legal resident of the United States and Colorado or have household members that are U.S. citizens.
Provide proof of lawful presence in the U.S.
Maximum family household income falls within the guidelines. “Household” refers to those who live in the residence and are financially dependent.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Lobby Hours)
Contact Information
Unable to plot address.
Contact's Name General Contact
Contact's Phone 1-866-432-8435 (LEAP Hotline)
Contact's Email www.cdhs.state.co.us/leap
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 39200
Mailing City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80949
Main Phone 1-866-432-8435 (LEAP Hotline)
Other Phone (719) 442-0007 (Discover Goodwill)
Web Address www.cdhs.state.co.us/leap
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Weld County
Affiliated Program: Weld County Department of Human Services
This Service: Low Income Energy Assistance (LEAP) / Weld County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Electric Service Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-180)