While warms hubs offer an affordable way to combat spiralling heating bills, for many people the first option will be to stay warm in their own homes this winter. To help manage escalating energy costs, grants are available from a number of energy suppliers.

Energy supplier grants

Emergency Top-Ups for Young People

Energy suppliers will support young people to access up to three emergency top-ups in times of crisis (there may be some flexibility in exceptional circumstances.

Other help for individuals

To keep up-to-date on Cost of Living Support from the local authorities, visit Cheshire West Cost of Living Support and Cheshire East Cost of Living Support.

Asda also have a special offer for over 60s in many of their cafés.

Support for homes off the gas grid in Cheshire West

Cheshire West & Chester Council have secured funding to deliver energy efficiency measures to eligible off-gas properties and are now accepting applications.

The Home Upgrade Grant will be available to eligible properties that are not heated by mains gas.

If we hear of any other funding opportunities and money-saving offers, we’ll let you know! You can find out about grants for setting up a warm hub in your community building here.

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