Emergency Utility Assistance (E Smith Rd) - Catholic Charities
E Smith Rd - Catholic Charities
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Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Offers utility assistance (gas and electric only) up to $1,000. Clients are eligible for financial assistance one time in a 12-month period.
Does not pay Xcel energy bills in excess of $1,000. Funding available until exhausted.
Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Jefferson counties
Call appointment line to schedule an appointment.
Clients must provide the following:
- Current photo ID
- Current utility bill (i.e., not disconnect notice)
- Proof of emergency (loss of income, illness, accident, paid receipt, wage hours lost)
- Proof of household income (e.g., pay stub, letter from employer, social security letter)
Appointment line message will be updated when appointment status changes monthly or as funds change. Spanish speaking individuals are asked to have an interpreter over the age of 18 call the appointment line and accompany them to the appointment.
Clients must live in the service area. If payment is for both gas and electric charges occurring on the same bill then clients must have already applied for LEAP, if applying during the LEAP season (November 1st - April 30th). Proof of LEAP application is required even if assistance is needed for only the electric portion or only the gas portion. Clients must bring proof of application with them to appointment. If payment is for electric only, no application to LEAP is necessary. Additional eligibility requirements will be discussed while appointment is being made.