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Warm Homes Healthy People

Warm Homes Healthy People Status Report 2018/19

Suffolk's Warm Homes Healthy People project helps vulnerable people and families make their homes cheaper to heat. The project can provide the following help for eligible residents in Suffolk:

  • Fuel payments paid directly to your heating supplier
  • Boiler or heater stopped working? Warm Homes Healthy People can lend you electric heaters and assess you for financial assistance towards the cost of repairs or replacements
  • If you own or privately rent your property, Warm Homes Healthy People can arrange for an independent surveyor to visit your home and discuss energy efficiency improvements that could make a real difference to your heating bills.
  • The project can also access grants to help pay for insulation and basic draught proofing.

If your household income is below £17,000 and your savings below £8,000 and you meet one of the following criteria:

  • Aged over 63 or live with children under 5 years old
  • Someone living with you has a long term health condition or disability

then please call our Local Rate Helpline on 03456 037 686 for free advice with:

  • An emergency fuel payment
  • Making your home warmer as well as more energy efficient
  • Help with getting your home properly insulated and draught proofed
  • Emergency boiler and heating repairs
  • Loan of temporary heaters in an emergency
  • Cheaper oil prices and access to interest free loans via Eastern Savings and Loans

Forms to be used by Warm Homes Healthy People surveyors: