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
Description of Service
The 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.
Cities 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
Call or visit the website for more information
Where do I get a LEAP Application?
Call Heat Help: 1-866-432-8435
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.
Who 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.