Energy debt is stressful – it concerns the resource we need to stay warm and lit in our homes. So, how best to beat it? Grants might be an option.
Faced with the rising cost of gas and electricity, thousands of families and individuals will receive energy bills they cannot afford to pay.
What many don’t realise is that each year millions of pounds in grants are available to help anyone in financial hardship pay for the costs of energy or meet the costs of other essential household bills or items.
These work alongside social schemes, which ease the pressure of bills for households who are struggling.
The schemes remain relatively unknown compared to the Winter Fuel Payment, Warm Home Discount or Cold Weather Payment (which we cover here), but they aim to make sustainable, long term changes for applicants, thereby allowing them to meet the costs of energy in the future.
Choose.co.uk have put together a helpful guide. The guide includes:
4. How to claim
You can read the full article by clicking the following link: https://www.choose.co.uk/guide/grants-for-energy-bill-debts.html