Utility Bill Assistance


Xcel Energy assistance programs.

The utility company Xcel Energy is committed to helping the low income and less fortunate in Colorado. So several financial assistance programs are available for those who need assistance. They partner with federal government, state of Colorado, and local agencies and charities to help as many families as possible.

Xcel Energy payment plans - Call the energy company to speak to a customer service representative to learn about, and negotiate, payment plans. The utility provider has programs in place to help Colorado customers get help with utility bill payment problems, whether it is a future, upcoming bill or arreages. The best option is to call the company at 1-800-895-4999. This will allow individuals the ability to learn about payment arrangements plans as well as available state of Colorado as well as federal government financial energy assistance for eligible low to moderate income households.

Income Qualified Weatherization Program - This is a free resource, for income qualified customers, that can help them save money on their monthly utility and energy bills. If higher energy costs that you may be experiencing from Xcel Energy are difficult to pay, the energy provider may be able to help you. they partner with various local non-profits as well as the Colorado Governor’s Energy Office (GEO). The weatherization program can help customers lower their energy or heating bills through energy efficiency improvements their home or apartment.

Xcel Energy also is a fully participating member of the state of Colorado Energy Resource Center. This is a statewide program for the low income, working poor, unemployed, and really anyone who is currently struggling.  The center offers qualified customers free home weatherization, which can include, among other things, insulation and furnace services to low-income families. Customers who may be currently receiving LIHEAP grants or funds, Supplemental Security Income, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, food stamps, or MEDICAID assistance automatically qualify for utility and heating assistance from ERC services. For more information call 719-591-0772.

In addition to these programs and options, dial Xcel at 1-800-895-4999 for other utility and electric bill assistance programs.