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The Jefferson County Low-Income Energy Assistance Program is now administered by Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado.
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.
• 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 administered by Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado.• 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.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS • 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.
• Call 1-866-Heat-Help or 1-866-432-8435.• Pickup after November 1st at Jefferson County Department of Human Services, 900 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80403.• Local utility vendors offices.• Community Partner Agencies.• More information available at Colorado LEAP page.• LEAP Application. • LEAP Application Checklist.
Regular Applications:• Please mail application using postage paid envelope provided.• Fax entire application and verification to LEAP at 719-633-9098.
• Regular Applications - LEAP has 50 days to approve or deny an application from the date it is received.
Emergencies are defined as:• Discontinuance of service • Low or out of propane • Services have been disconnected • Applications can be faxed to LEAP at 719-633-9098.
• LEAP has 14 days to approve or deny an application from the date it is received.• While working an emergency application LEAP has the ability to request a hold from automated vendors to allow LEAP time to complete processing a LEAP application.
Resources:• CIP (Crisis Intervention Program)• Energy Outreach Colorado
Main Phone Line: 719-442-0007Call 24 hours: 1-866-HEAT-HELP or 1-866-432-8435Email: LEAPHELP@Discovermygoodwill.orgFax: 719-633-9098MAILING INFORMATIONLEAPP.O. Box 39200Colorado Springs, CO 80949
For more information, visit the Colorado Department of Human Services LEAP web page.
LEAP is available to all eligible households/individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, religious or political beliefs.
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