COLD HOMES CAN KILL
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL CARERS & THEIR FAMILIES
so act now as help is at hand to make homes warm and healthy for Salford residents this winter.
Boiler & Insulation Grants - owner occupiers and private tenants can get a grant to replace their boilers and improve basic loft and cavity wall insulation through E.ON’s Energy Heroes scheme. There is NO need to be a customer. Telephone: 0800 508 8008 or visit: eonenergy.com/energyheroes
Gas Safe - Health and safety checks and repairs for gas boilers, fires and gas cookers are available via the Gas Safe scheme. To qualify applicants must be an owner-occupier and:
aged over 60 or aged 18-59 years old who are registered or can evidence disability
e.g. receiving DLA.
To apply for the Gas Safe scheme call Helping Hands on: 0161 793 9419.
Green Handyperson scheme - is offering a FREE ‘green makeover’ to owner-occupiers, receiving a benefit and suffering from ill health or aged over 60. This scheme can fit energy saving bulbs, draught-proofing and reflective radiator panels to reflect the heat from radiators back into the room. and energy saving bulbs. To arrange a visit by the Green Handyperson call Helping Hands on: 0161 793 9419.
Energy Tariff Switching - Help is also available to assist residents get comparison quotes to change their energy supplier. People who have not switched energy suppliers before could save up to £300 a year. To find out more call Salford Foundation on: 0161 787 8500.
Warm Salford Booklet - the information residents need to make their home warmer can be found in the new ‘Making Salford Warmer’ booklet. To obtain a copy, call the Warm Salford team on 0161 793 2264.
Nobody should have to suffer from cold related ill health. For further information on the schemes available visit the council’s Warm Salford web-pages or search for #warmsalford on social media.