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Free Advice on Your Energy Bills this Winter from Devon Communities Together

Jan 24, 2022

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