Energy Assistance Programs

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LEAP and Emergency Energy Assistance

The Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally funded program that helps eligible hard-working Colorado families, seniors and individuals pay a portion of their winter home heating and water costs. You can apply for the benefit every year, and as many times as you would like.

Colorado LEAP is now open for the 2022-23 winter season.

Apply for LEAP

To apply for LEAP, an application can be submitted several ways:

Apply Online

You can apply for PEAK online through Colorado PEAK:

Apply for LEAP Online (Link opens in new window)

Download an Application

Download an application packet to apply for LEAP:

Then, return your completed application packet one of the following ways:

  • Drop off at one of our main locations
    • Denver Human Services Welcome Center (2929 W. 10th Ave., Denver, CO 80204)
    • Denver Human Services East Office (3815 Steele St., Denver, CO 80205)
    • Arie P. Taylor Municipal Center (4685 Peoria St. Denver, CO 80239)
  • Mail the application in a stamped and addressed envelope to:

LEAP
PO Box 39200
Colorado Springs, CO 80949

  • Fax to 855-830-3483

Request a Paper Application by Mail

To request a paper application mailed to you address, call 1-866-HEAT-HELP (1-866-432-8435)

Then, return your completed application packet one of the following ways:

  • Drop off at one of our main locations
    • Denver Human Services Welcome Center (2929 W. 10th Ave., Denver, CO 80204)
    • Denver Human Services East Office (3815 Steele St., Denver, CO 80205)
    • Arie P. Taylor Municipal Center (4685 Peoria St. Denver, CO 80239)
  • Mail the application in a stamped and addressed envelope to:

LEAP
PO Box 39200
Colorado Springs, CO 80949

  • Fax to 855-830-3483

Apply by Phone (Emergencies Only)

If you are having a heating emergency, call 1-866-HEAT-HELP (1-866-432-8435) to apply over the phone.

 


For more information on how to apply for LEAP on PEAK, 
review the Peak Outreach Initiatives Presentations.

Questions?

We are here to support you! If you have questions about LEAP, contact our Denver Human Services LEAP team:

Need Emergency Energy Assistance?

Our Emergency Assistance may be able to help with Xcel bills. Fill out our form and one of our team members will be in contact with you:

Apply for Xcel Assistance

Emergency assistance is available to qualifying Denver residents only. Emergency assistance services include evictions, rental, and mortgage assistance, first month's rent and deposit assistance, and help with some energy bills.

Heat Wave Help: Summer Energy Assistance

Applications are now closed for the 2022 Summer Energy Assistance Program.