Energy Assistance

The following organizations offer energy assistance:

Health & Human Service Information & Referral

Mercy’s Gate

  • Eastern Colorado Springs (719) 277-7470

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) 884-2300

Douglas / Elbert County Task Force

  • (303) 688-1114

Colorado East Community Action Agency

  • Lincoln & Elbert Counties (719) 775-8586

Black Forest Cares Food Pantry

  • (719) 495-2221

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.
  • Applications will be accepted beginning November 1 and will be processed as long as funding is available. To apply, visit the LEAP website or call (866) 432-8435.

Energy Resource Center

  • As a non-profit construction company, ERC provides FREE energy efficiency improvements for income-qualified residents of Colorado. Provides energy upgrades to income-qualified families. Visit the Energy Resource Center website or call (719) 591-0772 to learn more.

Energy Outreach Colorado

  • Energy Outreach Colorado programs include bill payment assistance, heating system repair/replacement, energy efficiency upgrades, energy education, access to state programs (such as LEAP) that work in partnership with their services.
  • Visit Energy Outreach Colorado or call (303) 825-8750 to learn more about their programs, and how to apply for assistance.