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Services available in Hammersmith and Fulham

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Hammersmith and Fulham do not currently have a dedicated fuel poverty service. If you know someone in the borough who is struggling to keep warm or pay their energy bills, please put them in touch with one of the following:

Warm Homes Healthy People (WHHP)

A wide range of services, available to residents of Hammersmith and Fulham in the event of severe winter weather.

Services are available to the following groups:

  • H&F households where all occupants are age 65 or over
  • H&F households with children under 5, and who are in receipt of state benefits (in addition to Child Benefit)
  • H&F households where one of more occupants have particular health conditions

(Asthma or other chest/ breathing difficulties; arthritis; diabetes, high blood pressure or have had a stroke in the past, or other circulation problems; heart, lung or kidney disease or similar health problems)

  • Disabled residents, or those with mobility difficulties which affects their ability to undertake household tasks or get out and about in the event of severe winter weather.

Hammersmith & Fulham Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice on benefits to help with heating costs, managing fuel debt and/ or help to find a cheaper utility provider

020 7385 1322

advice@hfcab.org.uk

Bishop Creighton House

Draughtproofing

Including weather proofing external doors and fitting draught excluders, chimney balloons, filling gaps between skirting boards and floors/ windows and walls, radiator panels and room thermometers.

020 7385 9689

asheehan@creightonhouse.org

mgoodall@creightonhouse.org

Volunteers to help with clearing snow and ice, delivering emergency heaters, blankets, food packs, collecting shopping, prescriptions etc.

Hammersmith & Fulham Circle

Freephone 0800 112 3448 or 020 8741 7750

Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre

020 8741 9876

Foodpacks– supply of 3 days worth of food for those who, in the event of severe weather, are unable to get to the shops to buy food.

H&F Advice

0845 313 3935

Hammersmith & Fulham Circle

Freephone 0800 112 3448 or 020 8741 7750

Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre

020 8741 9876

Foodbank

020 7751 2248

Emergency equipment: electric heaters, blankets, hot water bottles, clothing

Age UK H&F

020 7386 9085

Careline and Telecare

Careline can provide telecare assistance following assessment.

020 7386 8763

careline@lbhf.gov.uk

H&F Homes emergency repairs

Housing and Regeneration Dept will perform emergency repairs when there is a loss of all heating provision in cold weather, and the tenant is elderly, disabled, chronically sick or has children under 5 years old.

020 8748 8588

 Take up & Liaison Team

0208 753 1521

takeup@lbhf.gov.uk

Borough website: http://www.lbhf.gov.uk

London Fuel Poverty Hub Borough Information Hammersmith and Fulham

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