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How to keep warm

23 January 2014

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Suffolk's Warm Homes Healthy People scheme offers support to those most in need. The scheme can help home owners or tenants who privately rent and are on a low income or in receipt of a means tested benefit. The scheme also takes into account age, disability, and cold related health conditions.

If you are struggling to keep warm or are worried about the cost of heating your home, you could get help with:

Emergency boiler and heating repair costs

Winter fuel payments

Free home energy surveyand advice on insulation, fuel switching, and cheaper oil prices.

Basic draught proofing

Temporary loan of heaters.

People with vulnerable relatives or neighbours are also urged to help them find out more about the support available.

Eligability criteria apply. For more information call Warm Homes Healthy People helpline on 08456 037 686 (local rate - lines open Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm)

Warm Home Discount Scheme - did you know that electricity suppliers can award eligible customers with a £135 Warm Home Discount?   Receiveing this discount does not affect your cold  weather or winter fuel payment. To find out more, contact your energy supplier direct.