Colorado HEAP

What is Colorado HEAP/LIHEAP? – Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

HEAP is a federally funded program that issues heating benefits to supplement a household’s annual energy cost. HEAP program was started in 1981 and is funded by federal government. HEAP also offers an emergency benefit for households in a heat or heat related energy emergency. Additionally, HEAP offers a heating equipment repair and/or replacement benefit for homeowners with inoperable heating equipment.

HEAP may help you pay for Electricity, Propane, Natural Gas, Wood, Oil, Kerosene, Coal, or any other heating fuel.

Do You Qualify for HEAP Colorado?

To qualify for Colorado HEAP, you must be enrolled in a qualifying social service program (see below):

  • Must be a resident of the state of Colorado
  • Must need financial assistance for home energy costs
  • You receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as Food Stamp) benefits or
  • You receive Temporary Assistance or
  • You receive Code A Supplemental Security Income (SSI Living Alone)
  • OR your income must be below 150% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Applications for regular HEAP benefits will be accepted beginning around November of the year.

How to apply for Colorado HEAP

Mail your completed LEAP Application to your county LEAP Office

Boulder – 529 Coffman, Suite 190, Longmont, CO 80501, fax, 303-678-6050 (email:

Baca – 772 Colorado St, Springfield, CO 81073, fax, 719-523-4820

Denver – PO Box 40609 Denver, CO 80204, fax, 720-944-4899 OR

Eagle – Discover Goodwill, PO Box 39200, Colorado Springs, CO 80949,
FAX (719) 633-9098, (email:

La Plata – Discover Goodwill, PO Box 39200, Colorado Springs, CO 80949,
FAX (719) 633-9098, (email:

Lake – Discover Goodwill, PO Box 39200, Colorado Springs, CO 80949, FAX
(719) 633-9098, (email:

To have a LEAP application packet mailed to you, please call HEAT HELP at 1-866-432-8435.

Colorado also provides Weatherization Assistance Program (Colorado WAP) service for those who qualify.

Contact Information on Colorado HEAP:

Energy Assistance Division
Colorado Department of Human Services
1120 Lincoln Street, Suite 1007
Denver, Colorado 80203
TEL: (303) 861-0337
FAX: (303) 861-0275
PUBLIC INQUIRIES: 1-866-432-8435 or 303-861-0269

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