The Action Group

Project Summary:

The Fuel Poverty Income Maximisation Project for Disabled Children is based in Edinburgh and is requesting funding to help families out of fuel poverty, maximise income through benefit entitlements and ensure they have access to energy efficiency advice. A one year project previously funded by the Trust demonstrated a high take up and the Action Group are looking to build upon this for a further three years so that the families of disabled children will have long-term access to affordable warmth. The funding will provide a full time Advice Worker.

Expected Number of Individuals: 560

Expected Number of Households:120

Trustees Meeting:June 2008

Funding Amount Approved: £93,235

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