Are you or someone you know facing an electric or gas shut-off by Xcel Service Company? Help may be available.
The City of Arvada receives a grant from Energy Outreach Colorado (EOC) to provide financial assistance with Xcel bills to Arvada residents at the risk of having their electric and/or gas service disconnected. Financial assistance is made available once a year to help those Arvada citizens who are behind in paying their gas and/or electric bill because of adverse one-time circumstances in their lives such as illness, loss of job. or high medical bills.
Potential Arvada applicants for this program should call 720-898-7496 for more information regarding the status of assistance availability and how to apply. Applicants must apply to LEAP first, EOC can still provide assistance once LEAP has assisted or denied help. EOC funds can not be used for connections or reconnectin fees, your bill must be at lease one in arrears before we can give assistance.
In addition to Energy Outreach Grant assistance, the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) helps needy Coloradoans pay their winter utility bills from November 1st through April 30th. Applicants for Home Energy Grant assistance from the City must first apply for assistance from LEAP, Leap can be contacted at 866-432-8435. More information is available at the Energy Outreach Colorado website (see related links).