Energy deal help for the vulnerable
A SCHEME to tackle fuel poverty will see Citizens Advice Rossendale and Hyndburn helping customers to get the best energy deal.
A scheme called Energy Best Deal Extra, EBDx has been awarded funding.
Manager Rachel Whippy said the scheme will be funded until March 2019. She said: “We will be able to offer support and help through the most expensive time of year for energy bills.
“It is targeted to help vulnerable customers, those who are struggling to pay their bills and who have not got the best deal for their household energy supply.
“We can offer guidance and payment options, information on how to access the best deals and how to go about switching and we can also check that they are in receipt of all the benefits they are entitled to.
“We can also help customers who are on pre-payment meters.”
They will also be able to advise on the Warm Home Discount Scheme where those eligible can claim £ 140 towards the cost of heating their homes.
To find out more about the scheme fill in a form at www. carh. org. uk or contact the advice line on 0300 456 2552. Appointments will be arranged either at the main offices or outreach locations.