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    • zaksmum
    • By zaksmum 9th Jan 18, 1:39 PM
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    Grant for white goods?
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    • 9th Jan 18, 1:39 PM
    Grant for white goods? 9th Jan 18 at 1:39 PM
    Friend is severely disabled and on a low income. She has heard that British Gas Energy Trust has previously been able to supply free white goods to those who qualify.

    Anyone know if this scheme is still in operation please?
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    • marliepanda
    • By marliepanda 9th Jan 18, 1:55 PM
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    http://www.britishgasenergytrust.org.uk/
    • venison
    • By venison 9th Jan 18, 2:41 PM
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    From BG website

    Due to severe pressure on the Trust's budgets, awards will only be made to the highest priority cases e.g. applicants in extreme hardship and with exceptional/multiple vulnerabilities. If you have received debt advice before applying, you will have a greater chance of success.
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    • zaksmum
    • By zaksmum 9th Jan 18, 3:55 PM
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    Thanks marliepanda and venison, I'll look into that for her.
    • Alice Holt
    • By Alice Holt 9th Jan 18, 6:32 PM
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    • 9th Jan 18, 6:32 PM
    May also be worth looking at Turn2us
    https://grants-search.turn2us.org.uk/

    Some other energy providers have Trust funds for their customers.
    i.e. https://www.edfenergytrust.org.uk/

    Is she receiving the warm home discount ?
    https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme
    • elmer
    • By elmer 9th Jan 18, 7:39 PM
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    In Scotland Crisis grants are available as well for circumstances like this

    elmer
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