Fuel

Read or download our Cost of Living Support - Fuel factsheet. Including organisations which can help with advice on paying energy bills, plus details of the Warm Spaces scheme.

This Cost of Living Support - Fuel factsheet [109KB] is also available as a pdf which you can print or download.

The Help for Households website from the UK government has details of help available for cost of living support.

West Sussex County Council cost of living website lists help, advice, and practical support for anyone who needs it:

West Sussex Citizens Advice are available to provide free, independent, confidential, and impartial advice to everyone.
Freephone Adviceline on 0808 278 7969

Help for Households can help with your energy bill, including information on the energy price guarantee, the energy bills support scheme, winter fuel payments, and cold weather payments.

Citizens Advice West Sussex can help you with your energy problems. This includes issues with your bills or meters, or if you’re struggling to pay for the energy you use.

West Sussex Energy Advice Service for residents and families facing financial hardship, struggling with energy payments, or needing help with home grants and repairs contact them to speak to the Home Energy Advisors direct.

Further Support

Age UK can provide advice on energy bills.

Citizens Advice 

Money Helper has advice on dealing with bill debt.

Money Saving Expert has information advice about energy and debt. 

Ofgem has advice if you're struggling to pay energy bills.

Which? have this useful article on cutting energy bills. Full access to Which Online is available in all West Sussex Libraries. See our A-Z of eInformation Resrources for more information.

The Priority Services Register is a free service provided by suppliers and network operators to give extra help and support to vulnerable customers. There is more Priority Services Register information from Citizens Advice.

Warm Spaces

Warm Welcome have over 1,000 registered places which have opened or are opening up free, warm, welcoming spaces for the public over this winter, all West Sussex Libraries will be registered on the Warm Welcome network.
 

More Information

Please contact your local library for more details on the support available. Libraries can also signpost to organisations offering targeted support in local areas.

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