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Staying warm and comfortable in your home is important. Many factors affect how cold a home is and this poses risks in terms of associated health problems. They include:

  • How well your home is insulated
  • How efficient your heating system is
  • How much you can afford to heat your home
  • Your susceptibility to illness

The WARM HOMES HEALTHY PEOPLE partners provide free independent energy advice for those living in the Bradford District area. The main aims are to save you money and keep you warm. We install small energy efficiency measures and offer support and advice on energy bills. We also provide emergency support and help you with debt and benefits checks.

The Warm Homes Healthy People partnership offer:

  1. FREE HELP TOWARDS:

Repairs to existing heating systems / Food parcels / Winter warmth packs / Emergency heating.

  1. FREE INFORMATION AND ADVICE ON:

Switching tariffs and energy suppliers / Grants and discounts / Using heating controls and equipment / Dealing with debt / Benefits advice / Home energy checks to help reduce bills / Help with fuel debt

  1. INSTALLATION OF FREE SIMPLE ENERGY SAVING DEVICES:

Energy efficient light bulbs / Draught proofing / Reflective radiator panels / Pipe lagging / Water saving devices

To qualify for the Warm Homes Healthy People service you must live in the Bradford district council area and be able to tick at least one of the following eligibility elements below:

  • Household member(s) aged over 75
  • Household member(s) aged over 65
  • Household income below £16,190
  • Household member(s) with Long Term Health Condition
  • Household member(s) with a Mental Health condition
  • Household member(s) living with Dementia
  • Household member(s) with a Learning Disability
  • Children under 5 in the household
  • Pregnant Household Member
  • Asylum Seeker or Refugee
  • In Receipt of Benefits
  • Accommodation in Disrepair / not Adequately Heated
  • Experiencing/Fleeing domestic abuse

The WARM HOMES HEALTHY PEOPLE service is available completely FREE of charge subject to eligibility criteria.

To make a referral or find out more, please call us on: 

0808 1683547 (Freephone)

Or make a referral online at

https://www.groundwork.org.uk/projects/warm-homes-healthy-people/