Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

The LEAP Program is no longer accepting applications. The program will re-open November 1, 2017.

If you received LEAP last year and still reside at the same address, a LEAP application packet will be mailed to you on or before November 1.

Assistance may be available to you while the LEAP program is closed. Please call HEAT HELP at 1-866-432-8435 for more information.

What is LEAP?

  • LEAP is an acronym for Low-Income Energy Assistance Program.
  • LEAP is a federally funded program.
  • LEAP operates from November 1st through April 30th.
  • LEAP is designed to help eligible low-income households with winter home heating costs.
  • LEAP is not intended to pay the entire cost of home heating.

Who qualifies for LEAP assistance?

  • 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 U.S. Citizens.
  • You provide proof of lawful presence in the U.S.
  • Your maximum family household income falls within the guidelines. “Household” means people who live with you and for whom you are financially responsible.

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