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21st January 2022

Supporting people in your community with energy advice

 

Energy bills advice this winter – please share in your communities

Thanks to funding from Western Power Distribution, Devon Communities Together is pleased to be able to provide support to individuals who are struggling with fuel bills and heating their homes this winter.

We’d appreciate your help in spreading the word and helping as many people to access this support as possible:

We have attached a poster that you can print off and place on local noticeboards/in your community building/workplace or anywhere else that people may see it in your area.
Please do share the article below in any local newsletters/magazines/websites that you manage.
If you know anyone who could benefit from some support with managing their fuel bills this winter, please encourage them to get in touch with us by calling Martin on 07984 001542 or emailing martin@devoncommunities.org.uk

Article to be shared within your community/networks:

FREE ADVICE ON YOUR ENERGY BILLS THIS WINTER FROM DEVON COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

With rising energy bills and intense pressures on household finances this winter, independent charity Devon Communities Together is providing 1-2-1 support to individuals who are struggling with fuel bills and heating their homes, thanks to funding from Western Power Distribution.

The charity can offer home visits, video calls and telephone support, with trained experts giving practical advice on tackling energy issues tailored to each household.

“We know this winter is proving to be very tough for many households in Devon,” said Harry Bonnell, Project Manager at Devon Communities Together. “We are here to support those households that are worried about their energy bills so please do book a session and speak to one of our advisors if you would like some help.”

The support Devon Communities Together is offering includes:

Practical help dealing with energy suppliers and finding the right tariff
Checking eligibility for schemes such as the Priority Service Register and Warm Home Discount
Assistance accessing financial support
Help understanding the terminology around domestic energy
Looking at alternative energy sources/suppliers
Improving your energy efficiency
Any other questions

As well as providing personalised help with energy bills, Devon Communities Together will be able to support people with related issues, such as housing and health challenges, by working with other organisations to ensure that people receive the help they need.

How to book

People can book an individual support session by clicking the link below and choosing an available time that suits them. If anyone has any questions or would like to discuss a session outside office hours, please get in touch with Martin

07984 001542 martin@devoncommunities.org.uk. 

BOOK A FREE ADVICE SESSION HERE: https://linktr.ee/DCTenergyadvice