Energy and Utility Bills

Navigate the support available for households struggling with the rising costs of electricity, gas and utilities. 

Money Saving Expert

This helpful article lays out a step by step on what to do if you're struggling with energy bills, including how to talk to your supplier and hardship funds available. 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Explore grants and benefits to help you pay your energy bills including:

  • Energy price guarantee
  • Warm home discount scheme
  • Fuel vouchers
  • Cold weather payment
  • Energy debt 
  • Local grants 
Go.Compare Energy Guides

Due to the rising costs, many energy suppliers have removed their deals from the market so it can be difficult to switch providers. Go.Compare have some handy guide in the meantime: 

Help With Energy Bills in Scotland

Explore discounts, payments, grants and support funds available in Scotland

Energy Support for Disabled People

Scope offer free energy and water advice for disabled people.

The service is open to any disabled person or households in England or Wales where one or more disabled people live.

Support From Your Energy Supplier

Ofgem have information on the priority services register.

This is a free support service that makes sure extra help is available to people in vulnerable situations.

Fuelbank Foundation

Fuelbank Foundation offer advice on finances and managing your energy account.

Shelter: Help With Bills

Shelter have a great page explaining the different types of support available, including grants and rebates. 

Help With Water Bills

CC Water have an advice hub packed with information and useful tools to help you reduce your bills or access financial support.

That includes advice on the different types of schemes that water companies provide.

Water Meter Calculator

Try CC Water's meter calculator to see your potential savings if you switched to a water meter. 

Cold Weather Payment

You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below over seven consecutive days.

You’ll get £25 for each seven day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.

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