Other funding and support nationally

Finding other sources of funding:

Use the grants search at Turn2Us

Financial assistance and other forms of support are often available from grant-giving charities, depending on your particular background and circumstances. Turn2Us Grants Search database contains information on over 3,000 charitable funds offering welfare and educational grants, as well as other support and services.

Advice for older people – contact First Stop for Advice

FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service provided by the national charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) in partnership with other local and national organisations.

The service is for older people, their families and carers. It aims to help you get the help or care you need to live as independently and comfortably as possible.

Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust are contracted by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to run a telephone advice service offering impartial energy-saving advice to homes and businesses in England and Wales. The advice service signposts callers to a wide range of organisations that can help install energy-saving measures in their homes and reduce their fuel bills. It is also supporting the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) as these schemes develop.

The new telephone number for the service is 0300 123 1234. The advice provided is free, but calls are charged at the standard national rates


Resources and tools

Think CO 

Half day free workshops

Think CO Leaflet

Think CO Poster

Think CO FAQs




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