Reaching Out

Project Summary:

The project involves employing a full time worker for one year to develop and deliver a new advice service to families in Sheffield who are living in fuel poverty and who need assistance with fuel and other debts as well as advice regarding income maximisation. The main aim of the project will be to increase household disposable income. The project will also develop referral mechanisms with local people and with people that work with families i.e. Tenancy Support Workers, Schools, and Nurseries, Women's Support Organisations and Health Workers. The project worker will arrange talks to community groups to promote take up of benefits and to promote the service.

Expected Number of Individuals: 100

Expected Number of Households: 50

Trustees Meeting: 06 October 2006

Funding Amount Approved: £28,162

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