Assistance Programs

Help for Those in Need

There are numerous local and state organizations that can lend a hand during your financial crisis. These organizations may assist with paying your DMEA electric bill or other financial needs in your life.

Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy Program (CARE)

Colorado’s Affordable Residential Energy (CARE) program provides income-qualified Coloradans in participating counties with free home energy efficiency upgrades for homeowners and renters.

Low-Income Energy Assistant Program (LEAP)

The Colorado Low-income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) is a federally funded program that helps eligible Colorado families, seniors and individuals with their winter home heating costs. Assistance is available Nov 1 – Apr 30.

DMEA Operation Round Up

Operation Round Up distributes donations from participating members based on need and community impact.

Montrose County Health and Human Services


Delta County Human Services


Colorado Energy Assistance Foundation Denver (CEAF)


Energy Outreach Colorado Funds

Salvation Army

Montrose County

Delta Family Center

Delta County

Tri-County Health Network

Montrose: 970-708-4729
Delta: 970-708-0921