The Co-op Funeralcare Hardship Fund
We are working with Coop to provide a fund to support relatives of family members who have died as a result of coronavirus. If you are responsible for the cost of a funeral for a relative, you may be eligible for a grant of £250 from the fund towards the funeral costs. For further information and to apply for a grant please click here
Let's Talk operates a number of schemes that support those struggling with household energy debt. To apply online click on your energy provider below to start the online application process.
Each scheme, which we operate on behalf of an energy Trust or Fund has different criteria in terms of who can apply, and offers different types of support.
Support may include energy debt write-off, energy efficient white goods and boiler repairs or replacements.
For more information visit the individual scheme websites.
The British Gas Energy Trust is no longer administered by Charis Grants Ltd. Should you wish to apply to the Trust please go to www.britishgasenergytrust.org.uk or call 0121 348 7797. If you have an open application with the Trust, all evidence must be submitted by 14 April 2020 to ensure your application can be processed, you will receive an outcome decision on or before 31 April 2020.
If you are a small or medium sized business there are schemes available that may be able to help you clear debts for business electricity and gas. These schemes will look for a commitment that you are prepared to take the actions required to get back on track with your energy payments.
Applying for an award is simple and you can do this online by clicking on your business energy supplier below.
Warm Home Discount
Let's Talk operates a number of Warm Home Discount Schemes on behalf of energy companies.
You could get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2019 to 2020 under the Warm Home Discount Scheme. The money is credited to your energy account, payable no later than 31 March of each year.
You may be able to get the discount on your gas bill instead if your supplier provides you with both gas and electricity. Contact your supplier to find out.
For more information Click Here
To apply online click on your energy provider below to start the online application process.