Heating Your Home
Assistance With Heating Costs
If you are struggling with your winter fuel costs, you should speak to your energy provider in the first place.
Advice & support
Care & Repair - may be able to support with identifying ways of reducing your heating bills or to access relevant grants if you live in your own home or are a private tenant.
Citizens Advice - offer advice about what to do if you are struggling to pay your energy bills.
Energy Saving Trust - offer free and impartial advice to help lower emissions and cut energy bill costs.
British Gas Energy Trust - The Trust helps families and individuals experiencing hardship who are struggling with gas and electricity debts by awarding grants to clear those debts.
NEST - offers a range of free, impartial advice if you own your own home or rent privately, and, if you are eligible, a package of free home energy efficiency improvements such as a new boiler, central heating or insulation. This can lower your energy bills and benefit your health and wellbeing.
Warm Home Discount Scheme - A UK Government scheme which offers money off your energy bill.
Third Party Deductions - A UK Government scheme which enables you to have some of your bills (including rent, services charges, fuel or water bills) paid directly out of your benefits payments if you’re having difficulties.