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Horsham District Council support

This page provides an overview of the home energy support schemes and services that Horsham residents can access.

 

Home Energy Support

West Sussex Citizens Advice Home Energy Telephone Service

Horsham residents can get FREE tailor-made home energy advice from the West Sussex Citizens Advice home energy telephone service. The telephone service is provided by Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice but covers all West Sussex. They can help with:

  • Checking you are on the best tariff and look at ways to save you money
  • Information on Local and National schemes to help keep you warm and well at home
  • Helping you find funding for further energy saving and heating measures
  • Support with energy and other household debts
  • Signpost you to other relevant community services and schemes, and much more

Available to all housing tenures, owner occupied, private and socially rented homes.

To speak to one of their friendly advisors:

CALL: 0800 145 6879 (Monday to Friday 10am- 4pm)

Email: energy@arunchichestercab.org.uk

You can find out more and apply at: Citizens Advice West Sussex Energy Advice Service

 

LEAP

Residents living on a low income or vulnerable to the cold may also be eligible for a free home energy visit. You could benefit from tailor made energy saving advice in your home and you could have FREE simple energy saving measures such as LED’s and draught proofing fitted.

LEAP is available to all housing tenures, Owner occupied, private and socially rented homes.

As part of your LEAP visits you could access additional community schemes including:

  • HEART – replacement white good scheme – Apply through the LEAP services
  • Boiler Scheme – provides emergency response assistance to owner occupied qualifying households to repair or replace broken or condemned boilers. Apply through the LEAP services. Funding is limited and may be withdrawn once the scheme has created capacity.

Call: 0800 060 7567

Email:

support@applyforleap.org.uk

Visit the LEAP webpage for the most up to date information.

Age UK West Sussex Brighton and Hove

  • Available across West Sussex
  • Information and Advice line
  • Welfare benefit and money advice
  • Offers impartial local information and advice on a range of topics including money and housing advice
  • For the over 50’s

Clients can call: 0800 019 1310

Monday – Friday 10am – 2pm

 

Energy Efficiency Schemes

For further information  please visit the West Sussex Grants and Schemes page of the website.

Horsham housing repairs and heating grants

Heating grants

Discretionary Safe Suitable and Warm Homes Grant: Applicants must be on a low income and have a health condition. This scheme is subject to a Financial means test to determine eligibility.

Park Home Insulation: Applicants need to own the home, be on means test benefit and have a health conditions.

Housing repair and renovation loans

Disabled Facility Grants, Minor Repairs Assistance and Repair Assistance available to qualifying households. Please contact Environmental Health for details 01403 215461

For the most up to date information on these scheme and other support for Private Sector housing visit Horsham District Council – Financial help to adapt your home.

Other

For private rented guidance visit Horsham District Council’s Housing standards web page.

For social housing guidance visit Horsham District Council’s Apply for Housing web page.