Wednesday, January 10, 2018

LEAP Program Continues in 2018

The Mesa County Low-income Energy Assistance Program is no longer be handled through the Mesa County Department of Human Services, but assistance is still available to Mesa County residents. The LEAP program will now be administered by Discover Goodwill of Southern & Western Colorado.  LEAP applicants need to be aware of new procedures in submitting LEAP applications for the 2017-2018 season

DO NOT submit LEAP application to the Mesa County DHS as this will delay the processing of applications.

LEAP is a mail-in program ONLY!
-      Return your completed 2017 version application in the addressed and stamped envelope provided; (paper applications can be picked up at the Mesa County DHS office)
-      Fax your application to 719-633-9098
-      Mail to:  LEAP
o       P.O. Box 39200
o       Colorado Springs, CO 80949
-      Email to:

A few suggested tips are; 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 or have had your heating service disconnected, please contact our call center at 1-888-775-LEAP (1-888-775-5327).  The Call center opened on November 1st, 2018

Please call 1-866-HEAT HELP (1-866-432-8435) to inquire about the status of your LEAP application and if you have any questions regarding LEAP.   You may also visit the Colorado Department of Human Services’ website at   

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