Navigating Financial Strain: Unlocking Grants and Benefits to Ease Energy Bill Burdens

19 Dec 2023

Navigating Financial Strain: Unlocking Grants and Benefits to Ease Energy Bill Burdens

In today’s challenging economic climate, many individuals and families find themselves grappling with the burden of rising energy bills. The good news is that there are grants and benefits available to alleviate the financial strain associated with these essential costs.


Grants are financial aids designed to offer direct support to those in need. Individuals facing difficulties in paying their energy bills can explore different grant options to find the assistance that best suits their circumstances. Whether it’s a government-funded initiative or a charity-based grant, understanding the eligibility criteria is crucial to accessing these resources.

Grants to help pay off energy debt:

If you’re behind with your energy bills, you might be able to get a grant to help you pay off your debt. This might be from your energy company or a charitable trust.

Local energy grants

You might be able to find grants or schemes run by the local council. You can try searching on the Warrington Borough council’s website for energy grants. 


Apart from grants, there are also government benefits specifically designed to help individuals manage their energy costs. These benefits aim to provide financial support to those on low incomes or facing exceptional circumstances. Citizens Advice offers comprehensive advice on navigating the complexities of benefit applications and ensuring that eligible individuals receive the support they require.

Citizens Advice – Link to resources:

How Citizens Advice Can Help:

Struggling to pay energy bills is a common challenge, but it’s essential to recognise that support is available. Citizens Advice stands as a beacon of guidance for those navigating financial uncertainties, offering invaluable information on grants and benefits. By accessing the link in the bio, individuals can take the first step towards securing the financial assistance they need to ease the burden of energy bills. Remember, you are not alone, and help is just a click away.


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Anonymous – WHA Resident

“We’re really grateful for the excellent service we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser and the extra money has made a big difference, helping us hire a gardener and be able to go to LifeTime more often where we enjoy singing in the choir”

Mr & Mrs Holland – WHiA Customers

“I’m so grateful to Warrington Housing Association for reaching out to me to make sure I’m claiming my full benefit entitlements”

Ms Heseltine – WHA Resident

“We couldn’t have navigated the benefits system without the fantastic help we received from Warrington Housing Association’s Money Adviser”

Andrew & Eileen – WHA Residents

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Barbara, WHA resident

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