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Help with household bills

Help with energy bills 

The government has put all information about help with your bills in one place, including energy bill discount, cost of living payment and the disability cost of living payment. Visit their page to find out more External Hyperlink.

You can find the government's energy saving tips, including quick and easy no cost actions, on their website External Hyperlink.

Local Energy Advice Partnership (LEAP)  

Local Energy Advice Partnership (LEAP) offers free, high quality and personalised advice related to energy efficiency and affordable warmth. Visit their website for more information External Hyperlink.

Winter fuel payments

If you were born before 26 September 1956, you could get help with paying your heating bills. Most people who are eligible for this receive it automatically. Find out more and check your eligibility here External Hyperlink.

Warmer Homes programme

Fareham Borough Council has been awarded funding to offer fully funded, energy efficiency measures to homes in the Borough as part of the Warmer Homes programme. Find out if you are eligible for up to £25,000 energy efficiency home improvements.

Cheaper broadband and phone packages 

During the rise in the cost of living, Ofcom is encouraging companies to offer social tariffs that will help customers on low incomes. You could qualify if you or someone in your household claims Universal Credit. Find out full eligibility and whether you are able to switch to a cheaper tariff by visiting their website External Hyperlink.

Council Tax

You may be eligible for a discount or exemption, or qualify for help paying your council tax. Find out if you are eligible here

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