Utilities & Bills Resources
Utilities & Bills Resources
On-Campus Utilities & Bills Resources
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Off-Campus Utilities & Bills Resources
Catholic Charities | Utility Assistance - Catholic Charities of Central Colorado (ccharitiescc.org) | 719-636-2345
Catholic Charities has a limited number of funds for utility assistance through their main office as well as the Family Connections Program.
Charity’s Hope Community Resources | Rent & Utilitiies | Charity's Hope Food & Clothing Pantry | Colorado Springs (charityshopecs.org) | (719) 332-2360
Charity’s Hope can provide assistance with utilities to qualifying Colorado Springs residents.
Emergency Resource Center | Colorado Energy Assistance & Services | ERC (erc-co.org) | 719-591-0772
Emergency Resource Center provides free home energy audits and weatherization services.
Help the Needy | Client Resources | My Blog (htntc.org) | 719-687-7273
Help the Needy can provide emergency utility assistance.
Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) | Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) | Colorado Department of Human Services | 1-866-HEAT-HELP
LEAP is a federal program that provides stipends to low-income households for energy assistance in the winter months.
Low-income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) | Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) | Colorado Department of Human Services | 1-866-HEAT-HELP
LIHWAP is a federal program that provides stipends for water assistance and back due water bills.
Mercy’s Gate | Direct Services - Mercy's Gate (mercysgatecs.org) | 719-277-7470
Mercy’s Gate can provide emergency utility assistance for LEAP eligible households.
Project COPE | Get Help – Project COPE (projectcopecs.org)
Project COPE provides emergency utility assistance through local organizations in Colorado Springs.
The PTC Rebate is an income-based stipend to assist w property, taxes, rent, and/or heating costs.
Salvation Army | Our Services - Colorado Springs Corps (salvationarmy.org) | 719-636-3892
Salvation Army can assist families and individuals with emergency utility assistance.
Tri-Lake Cares | Financial Assistance – Tri-Lakes Cares | 719-481-4864
Tri-Lake Cares can provide emergency utility assistance.
Westside CARES | Rent & Utilities – Westside Cares | Colorado Springs | 719-389-0759
Westside CARES can provide emergency utility assistance.
Phone & Internet
Assurance Wireless | Lifeline Phone Service | Assurance Wireless
Assurance Wireless provides a free government cellphone with cell service and internet hotspot.
Federal Communications Commission Affordable Connectivity Program | Emergency Broadband Benefit | Federal Communications Commission (fcc.gov)
FCC is a federal program for affordable internet access.
Lifeline Phone & Internet | Home - Universal Service Administrative Company (lifelinesupport.org) | 1-800-234-9473
Lifeline is a low-income phone and internet assistance program.
Life Wireless | Free Government Cell Phone Lifeline Program - Life Wireless
Life Wireless provides a free phone with cell service and hotspot.
PCs for People is a national nonprofit organization that works to get low-cost quality computers and internet into low-income homes.
Safe Link | SafeLink Wireless
Safe Link provides a free phone with cell service and hotspot.