Each winter, thousands of people are faced with the decision of whether to eat or heat their homes. Despite the fall in energy prices, those on small pensions or low incomes are still struggling on a daily basis. As a small charity we don’t have the political muscle to lobby government or the energy industry for change, but we can deliver help to the individuals and families that are struggling. And we can do it in a way that counts.

  • A boiler and heating system service by a qualified engineer to improve the efficiency of the heating system, make sure that it is ready for winter and reduce heating costs.
  • The installation of a corrosion inhibitor into any water-based heating system that will reduce the sludge build-up in the radiators, improving water flow and reduce heating costs by up to 10-15%.
  • Grants to help with utility bill arrears.
  • Grants to buy heating oil in the summer when prices are lower ready for the colder winter weather, or payments made direct to utility companies.

Are you working in, or have you worked in, the home improvement or home enhancement sector?  That includes DIY, builders’ merchants, hardware, housewares and other allied trades.  Do you have less than £10,000 in savings and are on a low income? Call us on 0203 192 0486 and ask for Fuel Poverty Help. If you have any queries, you can e-mail us on info@rainydaytrust.org.uk

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