Health, Warmth & Wealth

Project Summary:

The objective of this project is to increase the disposable income of lower income families through benefits health checks, reducing energy consumption and the provision of budget management advice. The project will also increase the warmth and comfort of lower income families and reduce cold related illnesses through improved insulation measures, draught proofing, better heating control and the implementation of simple energy efficiency measures. It is aimed at low income families who currently make up only 3% of the annual Warm Front referrals.

Expected Number of Individuals: 1320

Expected Number of Households: 600

Trustees Meeting: June 2006

Funding Amount Approved: £35,274.84

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