LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership) Merseyside and Cheshire

Energy Projects Plus



LEAP provides free Home Energy Visits or comprehensive advice calls to individuals who are at risk of residing in chilly homes.

Our knowledgeable energy advisors offer assistance, which may include a home visit.


Available In
  • Cheshire East
  • Cheshire West and Chester
  • Halton
  • Knowsley
  • Liverpool
  • Sefton
  • St Helens
  • Warrington
  • Wirral
Available to Age Groups
  • No Restriction
What we can help with
  • Advice on how to save energy & water
Available to these Groups
  • All Groups

Additional Information

We can conduct a home assessment and provide immediate assistance that includes:

  • Installing various simple measures (radiator panels, LED light bulbs, draught-proofing for doors, windows, and letterboxes, cylinder jackets, pipe lagging, chimney balloons, and TV standby savers)
  • Offering energy efficiency advice and training on heating control usage
  • Coordinating the installation of a new heating controller when necessary
  • Identifying larger energy efficiency enhancements for the property and seeking funding opportunities
  • Assisting with energy supplier switches
  • Determining if the resident desires income maximisation advice and making referrals to the relevant agency
  • Recognising other hazards and vulnerabilities in the home and referring to the appropriate agency.

Eligibility Criteria

Individuals receiving any of the following:

  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Pension Guarantee Credit
  • Pension Savings Credit
  • Child Tax Credit / Working Tax Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax Reductions
  • A Disability Benefit (Incl. Attendance Allowance, Carer’s Allowance DLA, PIP, Severe Disablement Allowance)
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit


  • having a total annual household income less than £31,000

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