Financial Assistance Resources

Energy Outreach Colorado

Services: Emergency financial assistance with past-due energy bills. Energy Bill Payment Assistance

Eligibility: Income qualified, Colorado resident no citizenship required, apply on website.

Cost: Free

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Colorado Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP)

Services: Helps pay for a portion of the winter home heating costs, equipment repair and/or replacement of inoperable heating tools. (November-April). The amount of the energy assistance benefit varies.

Eligibility: Colorado lawful resident whose income is up to 60% of the state median income level. Must submit an application. Application and state median income level information on website.

Cost: Free

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Salute Inc

Services: One time financial assistance that can be used for rent/mortgage payments, auto expenses, phone, utility bills, and other everyday living expenses.

Eligibility: Veterans, further eligibility criteria on website. Application must be filled out and submitted.

Cost: Free

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Savings Collaborative

Services: Bilingual Savings Club – help with benefits, including monetary incentives on savings, microloans for emergencies, a personal ambassador, individualized financial coaching sessions, and a multilingual savings app with real-time feedback and goal-setting tools.

Cost: Free

Eligibility: Low to moderate income

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The River Center of New Castle

Services: One time emergency financial assistance with rent, mortgage, utilities and other basic emergency needs.

Cost: Free

Eligibility: For residents of New Castle and Silt only. Walk-ins welcome but scheduling an appointment is helpful and appreciated.

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Salvation Army

Services: Rent, utilities, and prescription assistance.

Eligibility: Complete intake form and provide photo ID, call for further information. Anyone 18 or older. No appointments necessary.

Cost: Free

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