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The Council is working with a number of local organisations who can offer support.
Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living are supporting residents living in fuel debt with their Bill Busters project. Residents can self-refer or be referred by other services, and this can be done either electronically, over the phone or by post.
For more information, email email@example.com or telephone 01254 292650.
Jubilee Tower Credit Union are a community based organisation who can offer financial support and loans.
The Care Network's Safe and Warm Homes programme can give you advice and support to help you make your home more energy efficient.
Cosy Homes in Lancashire can provide funding for energy-related improvements to your home. If your property is suitable, you might be able to have energy efficiency improvements made to your home for free. Visit the CHIL website to find out how to apply.
If you’re in debt to your energy supplier, you might be able to get a grant to help pay it off. The following energy suppliers offer grants to their customers:
British Gas Energy Trust grant - this grant is available to anyone - you don’t have to be a British Gas customer
United Utilities have different schemes to help customers to pay their bills and save money.
The Winter Fuel Payment is a government grant for people born before 25 September 1956 to help pay their heating bills. Payments will vary depending on circumstance.
The Cold Weather Payment is automatically given to eligible households in areas where temperatures are recorded below 0 degrees for 7 consecutive days.
You could get a discount on your electricity bill with the Warm Home Discount scheme.