North and West Sutherland Advice and Information Service
The aim of the project is to help those suffering hardship through poverty and fuel poverty in a remote and rural part of North & West Sutherland. The project will offer free impartial advice & information on a range of matters including income maximisation and energy efficiency. The organisation is reapplying for funds to continue the Crisis Fund project previously funded by the Trust. The fund will be used to pay fuel bills on the client's behalf or to purchase electric meter cards or new white goods, where clients old goods are beyond repair. This organisation is the only group in the area that offers this service and knows that it is valued by their clients.
Expected Number of Individuals: 125
Expected Number of Households: 50
Trustees Meeting: December 2008
Funding Amount Approved: £7,500