Support for your clients to stay warm and well this winter
Cold homes cost lives: very winter in the UK 25,000 – 40000 people die of issues related to the cold. At least 1 in 10 people in SE London cannot afford to heat their home – they are left with a choice between the cold or crippling debt. The irony is that the most vulnerable people on low incomes pay MORE for their energy.
We (South East London Community Energy) are an award-winning SE London based community group is committed to supporting people cannot afford to adequately heat their homes. Our team can help your clients make their homes more energy efficient, get grants and discounts and explain how they could pay less for their electricity and gas. We provide
· Expert and independent Energy Advice at an energy café (tea + cake + energy advice). In Lewisham our energy cafes are weekly until end March
o Wednesday 2 – 9pm, Deptford Lounge, 9 Griffin St, Deptford, London SE8 4RJ Link to event Wednesday 22nd
o Thursdays 7 – 9pm, Hope Centre, Malham Road, Forest Hill, London, SE23 1AN
o Tuesdays and Wednesday 10 – 1pm, The Green Man, 355 Bromley Rd, London SE6 2RP
o Tuesdays 9 – 3 pm, Woolwich Library (Tesco Entrance) 35 Wellington St, Woolwich, London SE18 6HQ Link to event Tuesday 21st
o Mondays 10 – 2 pm, Oak Community Church, 345 Chipperfield Rd, Orpington BR5 2LJ Link to event Monday 20th
· A Home Visit. We can offer a FREE energy advice home visit if you have a low income and high energy costs.
To book a home visit for your clients call 0808 169 1778 or refer a client www.cact.org.uk/swtw
· 5-minute shout-out at a meeting or event (one of our energy advisors can come along to a regular meeting or an event to a give a short announcement about the energy café and home visit service and collect the details of those interested in benefitting).
· A 30-minute workshop providing your clients with providing energy and money saving advice
To book a shout-out or a workshop reply to this email with a suggested date
Next week is Big Energy Saving Week. To celebrate, all energy café clients will get a bag of energy saving goodies and an especially warm welcome with food and activities.