LEAP, the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program, is a federally funded program that helps qualifying households by paying a portion of their heating costs. Applications are accepted November 1 - April 30 each year.
To receive help from this program, you must meet all the following criteria:
There are a few ways to complete your application:
1. Visit Colorado PEAK and apply online.
2. Download a paper copy and:
If you are experiencing a heat emergency or would like assistance filling out your application, visit us at 1200 Federal Blvd. Denver, CO 80204 or call us at 720-944-4DHS (4347).
What can I do to help with the prompt processing of my LEAP application?
Please make sure that you ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS on the application and provide all requested documentation/verification with your completed application. Make sure that you read, complete, SIGN and DATE where required. Failure to provide a complete application and submit required verification will delay the processing timeframe.
Continue paying your heat bill, as LEAP assistance will not pay your entire bill!
Processing your LEAP application takes time, so you must keep your account current by making a payment towards your heat bill on time to avoid disruption of service. If you receive a shut-off notice, have had your heating service disconnected, or have questions about your application, please contact us at 720-944-4DHS (4347).
For more information regarding LEAP, please call 1-866-HEAT HELP (1-866-432-8435) or visit https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/leap.
If you are experencing a heat emergency, such as your heat is about to be turned off or you are without heat, call 1-866-HEAT-HELP toll-free, or call us at 720-944-4DHS.
Denver 311 Help Center
Outside Denver Call 720-913-1311
TTY Service: 720-913-8479