Bolton Council

Project Summary:

The Affordable Warmth Project will focus on the most deprived areas in Bolton and aims to help young people and families with young children out of fuel poverty. They aim to do this by employing one member of staff to set up, develop and run training programmes, which address each aspect that contributes to fuel poverty and through the distribution of Energy Saver Packs. Maximising income and fuel costs will be addressed through training to ensure clients get the best energy deal, and claim all benefits they are entitled to, and energy efficiency of the home will be improved by the distribution of the Energy Saver Packs. The project will work with organisations in the area to generate referrals.

Expected Number of Individuals: 200

Expected Number of Households: 200

Trustees Meeting: September 2007

Funding Amount Approved: £73,000

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