Winter Heat Assistance Program (LEAP) - Mesa County Department of Human Services

510 29.5 RD

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Western Colorado 2-1-1 - WC 211
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides assistance to qualifying low-income households with paying their winter home heating costs. You may pick up a LEAP application at your human services office. Applications are processed through Discover Goodwill in Colorado Springs.


You may qualify for LEAP if:
- You pay home heating costs to an energy provider, fuel dealer, or as part of your rent
- You are a permanent legal resident of the United States and Colorado or you have household members that are US Citizens
- You provide proof of lawful presence in the U.S.
- Your maximum family GROSS household income falls within the income guidelines. “Household” means people who live with you and for whom you are financially responsible

If you receive Social Security income please submit your application before January 1, 2019 because your LEAP eligibility may be affected by the Annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

To check on the status of your LEAP application, please call HEAT HELP at 1-866-432-8435.

If you are eligible for LEAP, you may qualify for emergency help such as repair or replacement of your primary heating system. If you have this type of emergency please call 1-855-4MYHEAT (1-855-469-4328). You must have a current open application for the 2018-2019 LEAP Heat season.

LocationMesa County
Geographical AreaMesa County
Facility/ADA AccessFull access
Intake ProcedureCall or walk in for more information
Intake RequirementsMust provide:
For Verification of Lawful Presence State Law requires:
- Valid Colorado Photo ID
- US Military or Dependent ID card
- US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner card
- Native American Tribal document

Other required documentation:
- Social security numbers and birth dates for ALL household members
- Copies of current pay stubs, award letters (SS clients), loans etc. for ALL income received by my household last month (previous month of the application, must be a full month of pay stubs)
- Copy of your current heating (not lighting) bill showing company name, address and account number
- Copy of current rent receipt (if heat is included in rent) The receipt must clearly show heat is included
- Receipts for all expenses claimed on my profit and loss statement for self-employment income
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityFor low-income individuals and households who meet income guidelines and are legal resident in the United States

Income Guidelines by household size:
1 - $1670
2 - $2264
3 - $2858
4 - $3452
5 - $4046
6 - $4640
7 - $5234
8 - $5828
Each additional person add $594
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 5:00 pm, (administration hours)
Contact Information
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Contact's Phone (866) 432-8435
Physical Site Address 1 510 29.5 RD
Physical Site City, State, Zip GRAND JUNCTION, CO 81504
Mailing Address 1 PO BOX 39200
Mailing City, State, Zip Colorado Springs, CO 80949-9905
Main Phone (970) 241-8480 (administration)
Hotline Phone (866) 432-8435 (Heat Help Hotline)
TDD Phone (800) 659-2656 (or dial 711)
Fax (855) 775-5327
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Mesa County Department of Human Services
Affiliated Program: 510 29.5 RD
This Service: Winter Heat Assistance Program (LEAP) - Mesa County Department of Human Services
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)