Energy Alton wants to help people who live in cold damp homes, sometimes having to choose between buying all the food they need and staying warm. This leads to health problems, physical and emotional, especially among the old and vulnerable. There are 6.6% of households in East Hampshire who may have severe problems, possibly about 480 households in Alton.
Apart from taking up our free energy advice services, if you have problems being able to afford to keep warm in cold weather, get in touch with Hampshire County Council’s “Hitting the Cold Spots” service. This team provides a comprehensive range of support such as:
- A free-phone advice line – 0800 804 8601
- Help with funding and grants
- Help with debt
- Help to switch tariff or energy company