grants for electric night storage heaters

How can I find out what grants are available for replacement of very old night storage heaters which we have in an apartment we have just moved to. My husband receives Attendance Allowance. He is recovering from cancer, had a mild stroke and is in early dementia. We are 74 and 79 years old. many thanks for any advice you can give.

LT Sally

  • Hi ,

     

    Thanks for getting in touch. I’m sorry to hear about your current situation. Hopefully we can provide some support at this difficult time.

    As part of our Money and Work Team, we have a dedicated group of Welfare Rights Advisers. They can check if you’re entitled to any state benefits and can help to access other financial support, such as one-off grants. You can contact them on freephone 0808 808 0000 and they’re available weekdays 8am – 8pm and weekends 9am – 5pm. If you’d prefer you can also contact them via webchat here by selecting “Chat to us” and then the “Welfare Benefits & Grants” option.

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    Kind regards.

     

    Joe
    Financial Guide

     

     

     

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