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Programs that pay all or a portion of the utility bills of people whose utilities have been or are at risk of being shut off. Also included are non-emergency programs like those funded through the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), also referred to as LIEAP or HEAP in some states, that provide home energy assistance, generally in the form of a credit, for low-income households that apply. The assistance is usually available once per calendar year (or heating season). Utility bill payment assistance programs may have age, income, disability, need or other eligibility requirements.

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Basic Needs (Aspen) - LIFT-UPLimited Services: - Food Assistance, Up to 12 visits (once per month) per year, per family (food distribution days Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 pm) - Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family - Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. - Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. - Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person - Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family - TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) Distribution on the Third Wednesday of each month from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. - CSFP (Commodity Supplemental Food Program) Distribution on Third Thursday of each month 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. Pitkin CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Pitkin County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs (Basalt) - LIFT UPLimited Services: -Food Assistance, Up to 12 visits (once per month) per year, per family -Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family -Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. -Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. -Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person -Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family Pitkin CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Pitkin County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs (Carbondale) - LIFT-UPLimited Services: -Food Assistance, up to 4 visits per year, per family -Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family -Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. -Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. -Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person -Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) distribution on Second Tuesday of each month 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. Garfield CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Garfield County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs (Glenwood Springs) - LIFT-UPLimited Services: -Food Assistance, Up to 4 visits per year, per family -Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family -Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. -Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. -Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person -Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) Distribution Second Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am - 12:30 PM. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. Garfield CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Garfield County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs (New Castle) - LIFTUPLimited Services: -Food Assistance, Up to 4 visits per year, per family -Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family -Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. -Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. -Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person -Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) Distribution Second Thursday of each month 10:00 am - 12:30 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. Garfield CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Garfield County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs (Parachute) - LIFT-UPLimited Services: -Food Assistance, Up to 4 visits per year, per family -Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family -Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. -Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. -Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person -Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) - Food Distribution is First Monday of the month 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. Garfield CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Garfield County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs (Rifle) - LIFT-UPLimited Services: - Food Assistance, Up to 4 visits per year, per family - Thanksgiving and Christmas Holiday Baskets – One Food basket per holiday, 1 per family - Thrift Store Clothing Voucher (3 sets of clothes), two times a year. - Thrift Store Household Voucher one time a year. - Prescriptions $100 – 2 visits per year per person - Bus Passes Available ONLY for verifiable job interviews or medical appointments, 1 time per year, per family TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) Distribution Second Monday of each month from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. CSFP (Commodities Supplemental Food Program) Distribution Third Monday of each month 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Must complete an application and meet income guidelines. Garfield CountyLIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty (Garfield County)LIFT-UP-Life Inter Faith Team on Unemployment & Poverty
Basic Needs Services - Grand Valley Catholic OutreachProvides a variety of basic needs services to the community including but not limited to: - Clothing such as shirts,pants,shoes,socks and jackets - Bedding and household items such as kitchen utensils and pots and pans - Books for men, women and children - Nonperishable food items such as canned and dry food - Diapers for small children Some items vary depending on availability. Donations are also accepted Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. Catholic Outreach does not provide computers, televisions, printers or other electronics.Mesa CountyGrand Valley Catholic OutreachGrand Valley Catholic Outreach
Community Emergency Assistance CoalitionA collaboration of multiple agencies in the Southwest region that provides one-time emergency assistance to individuals and families in La Plata and San Juan Counties. Emergency assistance includes but not limited to: -Utility Bills -Rent -Car Repair -Medical travel Assistance is reserved for individuals who are otherwise self-sufficient, but have fallen on hard times.La Plata County295 Girard St. Durango - Housing Solutions for the SouthwestHousing Solutions for the Southwest
Emergency Aid - Aspen Community ChurchWe provide emergency aid in the form of food vouchers, bus vouchers, clothing (through Thrift Shop of Aspen) and a limited amount of direct assistance for utilities, rent, prescriptions, gas, etc. Financial assistance and vouchers vary depending on availability.Pitkin CountyAspen Community ChurchAspen Community Church
Emergency Financial Assistance - Catholic Charities of the Western SlopeCatholic Charities provides emergency financial assistance for individuals and families in need. Financial Assistance may be provided for: - Rental Assistance - Utility Bill Assistance - Transportation / Gas Assistance - Dental Expenses Catholic Charities can also provide referrals to other organizations if they are unable to meet an individual's needs. Satellite offices are also available for appointment meetings in Rifle and Avon. Not available for walk-ins.Garfield CountyCatholic Charities of the Western SlopeCatholic Charities of the Western Slope
Emergency Financial Assistance - The Pinon Project Resource CenterProvides financial assistance to individuals residing in Montezuma and Dolores Counties who are in need of mortgage, rent, and utility bill assistance. Applicants are required to apply for LEAP between the months of November 1st and April 30th when asking for utility assistance. Applications are reviewed once per week, and must be submitted prior to 11:00 am on Wednesday.Montezuma CountyIndividual and Family Services - The Pinon Project Family Resource CenterThe Pinon Project Family Resource Center
Financial Aid Services - Grand Valley Catholic OutreachCatholic Outreach provides a variety of small financial aid services for various needs including but not limited to: - Medications for those without health insurance - Gas cards for stranded travelers passing through Mesa County - Out-of-State birth certificates in emergency situations Financial aid can be limited. Call ahead for specific financial aid availability information.Mesa CountyGrand Valley Catholic OutreachGrand Valley Catholic Outreach
Food Bank and Emergency Assistance - Trinity Church in the PinesProvides the following services to residents of Grand Lake: - Food bank - Emergency financial assistance - Emergency shelter (up to 3 nights) - Emergency gas vouchersGrand CountyTrinity Church in the PinesTrinity Church in the Pines
Operation Round Up - Utility Assistance, Delta-Montrose Electrical AssociationOperation Round Up offers financial assistance for utility bills to individuals, families, community projects and other non-profit organizations. Applications are reviewed on the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Deadline for applications is 5:00 pm on the Thursday of the week prior to the meeting. Applications must be returned to DMEA's Montrose Headquarters.Montrose CountyDelta-Montrose Electrical Association (Montrose Headquarters) - DMEADelta-Montrose Electrical Association (DMEA)
Utility Bill Assistance - Delta Family CenterDelta Family Center, in partnership with Energy Outreach Colorado, may provide utility assistance to residents in Delta County. Priority given to families with children under the age of 18 in the household or disabled individuals. If utility bill is included in the rent, the landlord must show the separate portion for the utilities in order for the Delta Family Center to provide utility assistance for the tenant. Can only provide utility assistance for energy and energy-related utility bills.Delta CountyDelta Family CenterDelta Family Center
Utility Bill Assistance - Delta United Methodist ChurchDelta United Methodist Church, in partnering with Energy Outreach Colorado, may provide utility bill assistance to residents in Delta County. Assistance is available for both individuals and families. If the utility is in a landlord's name, applicants will need to provide their rental agreement. If the utility bill is included with the rent, Delta United Methodist cannot provide assistance. Can only provide assistance for energy bills. Cannot provide assistance for water, sewer or trash bills or any other utilities not associated with electricity bill.Delta CountyDelta United Methodist ChurchDelta United Methodist Church
Utility Bill Assistance - Grand Valley Catholic OutreachMay provide utility assistance for bills including but not limited to: - Electric bill - Gas bill - Propane - Water bill Catholic Outreach cannot provide assistance for sewer or trash bill. Utility bill assistance is limited once per fiscal year (from October 1st - September 30th). During LEAP season (November 1st - April 30th), clients are required to first apply for LEAP before going through Catholic Outreach. If a client is denied for LEAP, Catholic Outreach must verify that denial either through a denial letter or talking directly to the LEAP office in Colorado Springs.Mesa CountyGrand Valley Catholic OutreachGrand Valley Catholic Outreach

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