Grants and discounts
Energy Savings Trust
The Energy Savings Trust provides free and impartial advice on saving energy at home and financial schemes.
Telephone their advice service on 0300 123 1234
The Energy Company Obligation (ECO)
ECO is a Government initiative provided by the big six energy suppliers to help people keep their homes warm. ECO can provide heating and insulation improvements for low-income and vulnerable households - social housing tenants are not eligible and there are eligibility criteria for this means-tested scheme.
Measures covered include:
- loft insulation
- cavity wall insulation
- boiler repair or replacement
The Councils of East Sussex have all signed up to a Statement of Intent on the use of Eco Funding. This can be found here.
Energy Saving Advice Service
For information on available grants and discounts, how to save energy and how to get the best deal on gas and electricity. The service also help with advice about paying heating bills.
Telephone: 0300 123 1234
Citizens Advice Bureau
Money, benefit and debt advice.
- Crowborough: 01892 655303
- Eastbourne: 01323 417177
- Hastings: 01424 721420
- Hailsham: 01323 842336
- Lewes: 01273 472599
- Rother: 01424 215055/734549
- Seaford: 01323 896209
- Uckfield: 01825 764940
East Sussex Welfare Reform project
Advice and information about the changes to benefits for working-age people.
Telephone: 0333 344 0681
Discretionary East Sussex Support Scheme
Can help with the most fundamental needs of hunger and warmth in an emergency or crisis and on a short term basis, including emergency fuel (gas, electricity, oil and coal) payments.
Telephone: 0300 330 94 94
Hastings Borough Council
Hastings Borough Council does not currently fund any insulation or renewable energy grant or discount schemes.
- Report an empty home
- Report a rogue Landlord
- HMO enquiries
- Report housing disrepair
- I need landlord advice
- Report nuisance from another property
Got a question about housing and homes?01424 451100
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