Energy Assistance

The following organizations offer energy assistance:

Health & Human Service Information & Referral

Call 211 or call (719) 995-0742 or (866) 488-9742
Pikes Peak United Way – www.ppunitedway.org

Pikes Peak Community Action Agency

Eastern El Paso County

  • Calhan Office (719) 347-2976
  • Toll Free (866) 347-2976
  • Fountain Area Walt Fortman Ctr (719) 382-8515

Mercy’s Gate

  • Eastern Colorado Springs (719) 277-7470
  • Hours: Monday 4-7
  • Wednesay, Thursday, Friday 9-12

Tri-Lakes Cares

  • Tri-Lakes Area (719) 481-4864
  • Hours: Monday & Thursday 12-3 & 6-8 pm by appointment
  • Monday – Thursday by phone

Salvation Army

  • (719) 382-1182

Silver Key

  • Persons over 60 (El Paso County) (719) 632-1521

Douglas / Elbert County Task Force

  • (303) 688-1114

Colorado East Community Action Agency

  • Lincoln & Elbert Counties (719) 775-8586

Black Forest Cares

  • (719) 495-2221

Ecumenical Social Ministries (ESM)

  • (719) 636-1916

Elbert County Coalition for Outreach (ECCO)

  • Elbert County (303) 621-2599
  • Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10-4
    Wednesday & Friday 10-6

Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program is designed to help low-income households with winter home heating costs. It is not intended to pay the entire cost of home heating.

Following are the phone numbers for your county LEAP offices. Applications will be accepted at these county offices from November 1 through April 30.

  • El Paso (719) 442-0007
  • Elbert (719) 541-2369
  • Kiowa (303) 621-3149 option 0
  • Douglas (303) 688-4825 ext 5341
  • Lincoln (719) 743-2404
  • Washington (970) 345-2238
  • Pueblo (719) 583-6160
  • Crowley (719) 267-3546
  • Arapahoe (303) 636-1130

For more information, visit the LEAP website or call 1-866-432-8435.