Fuel Poverty Projects

Energy Advice Service

  • Funded by British Gas Energy Trust, Citizens Advice Manchester’s Energy Advice Service aims to tackle fuel poverty across Manchester.•The team delivers energy advice on top of the usual Citizens Advice service from a range of GP surgeries and Health Centres

  • Clients feel more relaxed as they are in familiar surroundings

Winter Resilience pilot

  • Launched in October, the pilot is a chance to design a new service to deliver both energy and holistic advice to vulnerable groups in line with NICE guidelines

  • Target group is people with respiratory illnesses, specifically Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

  • Home visits let advisers demonstrate how energy saving devices can be used to maximise benefit.