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Larimer County Offices, Courts, and Landfill are all closed on Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 for the Labor Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County are not interrupted by closures. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.

 

LEAP (Low Income Energy Assistance)

(Low Income Energy Assistance Program) can help with heating costs if:

  • You or any household member is a permanent legal resident of the USA and of Colorado.
  • You pay a heat bill or your heat is included in your rent.
  • You have a gross monthly income below the established program income limits

How to Apply

Submit your LEAP application November 1 through April 30. If your household meets the eligibility criteria when you apply, you will receive a full LEAP benefit. To request an application, or for additional information, please call toll free (866) HEAT-HELP (1-866-432-8435) or (970) 498-7730, or send an email.

How to get an application

Applications are readily available. You may use any of the four choices to obtain an application:

  1. Call toll free (866) 432-8435 or (970) 498-7730 and request an application be mailed to you.
  2. Pick up an application at your local Department of Human Services, utility company, or public library.
  3. Download an application from the State of Colorado LEAP website
  4. Send a request to LEAP by e-mail and an application will be e-mailed to you.

Filling out the application

  1. Send Photocopies of Verification.
    • Do not send original documents. They may not be returned to you.
    • A photocopier is available for you to make appropriate copies at Department of Human Services.
  2. Review the checklist provided with the application and submit copies of your verification.
  3. Sign your application.
    • If the application is not signed, it will be returned to you.

How to submit an application

Applications can be submitted from November 1 thorugh April 30. You may use any of the four choices to submit an application:

  1. Submit an application at your local Department of Human Services
  2. E-mail application to LEAP at leap@​larimer.org
  3. Fax an application to (970) 498-7725
  4. Mail an application to:
    LEAP
    1501 Blue Spruce Dr. Fort Collins, CO 80524

Other Assistance for Heating Costs

Longs Peak Energy Conservation of Boulder County (LPEC) offers free home energy conservation retrofits (weatherization services) to residents of Larimer County.

Contact Information

1501 Blue Spruce Drive
Fort Collins CO 80524
(970) 498-7730
Fax: (970) 498-7725

Office Hours
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday
(except holidays)

Background Image: Dream Lake frozen over in Rocky Mountain National Park by Bryce Bradford. All rights reserved.