Groundwork Leeds

Project Summary:

Groundwork Leeds is requesting 2 years funding to secure the continuation of their successful Green Doctor project which is currently funded by the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund. Green Doctor will use the funding to target a new group of clients, young people and families with children living in fuel poverty. The Green Doctors aim to reduce fuel poverty by providing a range of technical and non-technical measures. They will provide a range of services from energy efficiency advice, a home energy check, help to access energy efficiency grants, through to installing basic measures i.e. water tank jackets. The project will employ 1 full time and 3 part time workers and establish links with several local organisations i.e. Save the Children, to generate referrals to the project.

Expected Number of Individuals: 1,404

Expected Number of Households:600

Trustees Meeting:March 2008

Funding Amount Approved: £94,620

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