Islington SHINE (Seasonal Health Interventions Network)
SHINE refers residents to a package of almost 30 services, and provides a single point of referral to assist service providers in providing a comprehensive service to clients/ patients.
Some of the services covered by SHINE include:
Further details on the services covered by SHINE are given below:
Energy Doctor in the Home
The Energy Doctor can spend several hours with householders, providing:
- Advice on bills
- Behavioural advice, particularly on using heating effectively
- Fitting small measures such as basic draught exclusion, CFLs, radiator panels and OWL energy monitors. Providing Warm Packs.
The scheme is aimed at the elderly, disabled/ long term ill and low income families with children.
Older People’s Enablement Service
Safe and Warm
Grants for 100% of the cost of heating, insulation and security measures.
Must be an owner-occupier or leaseholder, and receive a qualifying benefit, to qualify.
Warmth on Prescription (2015/16 only)
Joint DECC/LB Islington-funded project to provide energy efficiency improvements for those with serious health conditions. Cross-tenure.
SHINE can be contacted at the SHINE Hub:
0800 953 1221 or 020 7527 8203.
Any vulnerable resident can be referred, although SHINE would particularly like to receive referrals on behalf of those aged 75+, those who have long-term health conditions, or have children under 5 at home.
Other Services available in Islington
Islington Fuel Switch
Islington Fuel Switch allows residents to compare fuel bills to make sure they’re getting the best deal
They can also provide help with green tariffs
0800 410 1240
Different levels of service; monitoring service £3.30 per week, full service £7.46 per week.
Funding may be available
Referrals via SHINE or call 020 7527 5456
Energy Advice Team
Advice over the phone on:
- No cost and low cost ways to save energy
- Efficient heating systems
- Low energy lighting
- Local and national grants and discount schemes
- Understanding bills
- Renewable energy technologies
For a list of the services available in Islington by tenure, please see the borough pdf below.