LEAP and CIP - Pueblo County Social Services

Adult Services

 
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. May provide immediate assistance when heating source is disconnected.

Also provides the Crisis Intervention Program (CIP) is designed to assist with repair of the primary heating source (i.e., furnace). Repair of furnace usually within 3 days of referral.
LocationPueblo County
Geographical AreaPueblo County,Region 6,Region 7
Intake RequirementsComplete an application.
Additional Requirements- Valid photo ID
- Proof of income
- Proof of vulnerability (heating costs)
Helpful TipsYou can call the LEAP hotline at 1-866-432-8435 or visit the website at www.EnergyOutreach.org to locate a partner agency in your county who may be able to help you. Please call first, as most agencies require an appointment to request an application. Your application may take up to 50 business days to process.
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityPueblo County residents who meet requirements.
 
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone to agency
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone (719) 583-6160
Physical Site Address 1 201 W. 8th Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pueblo, CO 81003
Mailing Address 1 320 W. 10th Street, Ste 207
Mailing City, State, Zip Pueblo, Colorado 81003
Main Phone (719) 583-6160
Hotline Phone 1-866-432-8435 (1-866-HEATHELP)
Service Location Email leap@dss.co.pueblo.co.us
Web Address http://county.pueblo.org/government/county/department/social-services/social-services
 
Additional Information
SourcePueblo
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pueblo County Social Services
Affiliated Program: Adult Services
This Service: LEAP and CIP - Pueblo County Social Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Heating Fuel Payment Assistance (BV-8900.9300-300)