Living and feeling better can start with a simple step-connecting. Health Connections Mendip is provided by your Mendip GP practices to improve your health and wellbeing.
The Centre for Sustainable Energy have a fund available for emergency fuel top ups for prepayment metres for people living in Somerset. If you or someone you know has run out of credit on their meter and have not got the money to top it up, please get in contact with Lucy or Deb or the advice line at the Centre for Sustainable Energy.
Grants of upto £10,000 for home owners or £5,000 in rented accommodation for cavity wall insulation, loft insulation, solar PV installation, air source heat pump and new storage heaters.
Criteria; a home with an Energy Performance Certificate of D or below, household income of £30,000 or less, in receipt of benefits.
More information and application through website.
Home energy advice and assistance, grants and loans to improve energy efficiency, energy saving tips, home energy checklist and more from Mendip District Council.
We aim to ensure that people in Frome who are at risk of cold homes get the support they need. For households on low incomes living in houses with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D or under this could include financial support of up to £10,000 towards improving the energy efficiency of your home.
The free Energy Essentials course is designed to enable you to provide energy advice to people in Frome. If you work in a role where you are in contact with the public, give advice or support on other issues, or would like to become a Healthy Homes volunteer, this training is for you.
For private sector homes – safer home grants and loans are available to provide help with the cost of work to make homes safer, healthier and warmer. Available for vulnerable households on lower income who otherwise may not be able to afford to complete essential improvements to their home.
More information can be found on this FACTSHEET
Worried about energy bills? The Home Energy Team provides free, impartial, local energy saving advice. This includes telephone advice on keeping warm and well in winter, cutting your energy bills, limited home visits and information on funding for energy saving improvements for people living in Mendip. The Home Energy Team provides in-depth support to households across Somerset who may be struggling with keeping warm and well at home.
Call free: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Warm Spaces across Frome are open to anyone who would like to get out of the house for a while and find a friendly face – you can spend time in these spaces with no obligation to spend money.
Locations include Food at Five, the Talking café, Active Tuesday with Active and In Touch, the Bridge Café or The Good Heart, there are places dotted around the town that will offer a warm and friendly space. For the times and locations please visit Frome Town Councils website, link below.