Energy Assistance

The following organizations offer energy assistance:

Health & Human Service Information & Referral

Call 2-1-1 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: Call for hours or visit their website

Tri-Lakes Cares

  • Tri-Lakes Area (719) 481-4864

Salvation Army (Fountain Valley Area)

  • (719) 382-1182

Silver Key

  • Persons 60 and over (El Paso County) (719) 884-2350

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

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 or (719) 633-9098
  • Elbert (303) 621-0122
  • Douglas (719) 633-9098 or (719) 442-2078
  • Lincoln (719) 743-2879
  • Washington (970) 345-2237
  • Pueblo (719) 583-6768
  • Crowley (719) 633-9098
  • Arapahoe (719) 633-9098

Energy Assistance Resources (PDF)

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