Manchester Care & Repair

Project Summary:

Safe & Warm Homes aims to alleviate fuel poverty for older and other vulnerable people within the Trafford area of Manchester.  Customers can access this service directly or, are referred via statutory and voluntary agencies have the opportunity to improve the energy efficiency of their home through energy efficiency advice, applications for Warm Front grants and through energy related home repairs provided by the project.  In addition household incomes will be addressed through income maximisation checks and benefit applications.  All clients will receive at least one home visit.  Funds will provide for 3 part time workers.  This project has been going for one year and has been previously funded by the Big Lottery. 

Expected Number of Individuals: 240

Expected Number of Households: 150

Trustees Meeting: June 2007

Funding Amount Approved: £30,000

Latest News

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