Coloradans struggling to pay heating bills can still apply for LEAP benefits


By Michele Worthington
Special to The SUN

Colorado residents behind on home heating bills still have time to apply for help. The Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) encourages Coloradans in need of financial assistance with home-heating costs to take advantage of the program and apply for LEAP benefits before the April 30 deadline.

LEAP is a program of the Colorado Department of Human Services that helps eligible Coloradans from November through April with cash assistance for their home-heating bills. The program pays the highest benefits to those with the highest heating bills and lowest incomes by family size.

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