Campaign for warm homesEach winter, one older person dies every seven minutes from the cold weather. Many of these deaths could be prevented if everyone lived in a warm home.

Last winter many older people died from the cold weather in Faversham & Sittingbourne.

The Government's flagship energy efficiency programmes, the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and the now closed Green Deal, have not gone nearly far enough to help older people in Faversham & Sittingbourne keep warm in their homes.

That's why Age UK Faversham & Sittingbourne is calling on the Government to reform its energy efficiency programmes to enable all older people to live in a warm home.

Such an approach would not only improve older people's health and wellbeing and save lives; it would also bring down consumer bills and lift hundreds of thousands out of fuel poverty.

How you can help

If you would like to help older people in Faversham & Sittingbourne to keep warm in their homes, please join the campaign

By joining the campaign, you will also have the opportunity to enter a competition to win a fabulous short break in a warm home - a luxurious cabin set in breath-taking British woodland.

Local events and Activities

Age UK Faversham & Sittingbourne are holding a Winter Information event to help older people keep warm and well in winter.

  • Friday 4th December 2015
  • Alexander Center, Faversham
  • 10am to 2pm

Contact details

For more information please contact Sharon Fillary on 01795 532766

Further information