Sources of assistance

a) EDF Energy Charitable Trust

Available to current domestic account holders of EDF Energy. The Trust will provide grants toward arrears of domestic gas/electricity charges together with help towards other domestic bills or the purchase of essential household items. Any grants to help clear debts or bills will be paid direct to the creditor.

Contact: 01733 421 021
Website: EDF Energy Trust

b) British Gas Energy Trust

Available to current domestic account holders of British Gas. The Trust will provide grants toward arrears of domestic gas/electricity charges together with help towards other domestic bills or the purchase of essential household items. Any grants to help clear debts or bills will be paid direct to the creditor.

Contact: 01733 421060
Website: British Gas Energy Trust

c) E.ON Caring Energy

The Caring Energy Fund aims to help those on low incomes (household income of less than £16,190 per annum and savings below £8,000) with funding the repair or installation of heating systems, insulation measures and essential household appliances.

Contact: 0800 051 1480
E-mail: caringenergy@eonenergy.com

d) E.ON Warm Assist

Offers the most vulnerable existing customers a 15% discount on standard gas and electricity prices for existing customers aged 60 or over and in receipt of Pension Credit.

Contact: 0800 404 6287

e) npower Energy Trust

Npower customers who are struggling to pay their bills can apply to the Trust for assistance. Help provided can be towards arrears of domestic gas/electricity charges and towards other essential domestic bills or purchase of essential household items.

Contact: 01733 421021
Website: npower Energy Trust

f) Scottish Power Energy People Trust

The Scottish Power Energy People Trust is an independent charity to help vulnerable, disadvantaged people out of fuel poverty.

Not for profit organisations such as charities and local community groups may apply for funding that are specifically aimed at alleviating fuel poverty.

Contact: 0141 568 3492
Website: Energy People Trust

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