Free training for frontline workers to help your clients cut energy costs
We are pleased to announce our new Energy Best Deal Project which enables us to offer Free 1-hour training sessions for staff and/or service users in partner organisations to help people cut their energy costs.
Sessions are aimed at low-income consumers and front-line staff who work with people at risk of fuel poverty who can be signposted to a range of further help with issues such as: fuel debt, benefits entitlement and energy efficiency.
raises awareness of the savings that can be made by switching fuel providers or negotiating with existing providers
provides information about help available from energy suppliers and government for people struggling to pay their gas and electricity bills
informs consumers about how they might save money by using less energy, and sources of advice and help around energy efficiency.
can be delivered to your clients or group members or workers supporting individuals at risk of fuel poverty.
includes advice and tips – we can offer help with benefit entitlement
provides individual help and advice on energy switching
can be tailored to meet your needs: we can come to one of your regular meetings or arrange an event especially.
For more information or to book a session, please contact Denise Stride on 01453 758252 ext 311
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