Warm Homes Oldham

Oldham Council



Warm Homes Oldham is an award winning free service for Oldham residents, providing advice, support and energy saving measures to residents that are struggling to pay their energy bills and to heat their homes. 


Available In
  • Oldham
Available to Age Groups
  • No Restriction
What we can help with
  • Advice on how to save energy & water
Available to these Groups
  • Chronically Sick
  • Disabled
  • Elderly
  • Single Parents
  • Vulnerable Adults
  • Young Families

Additional Information

What we offer

You can arrange a free home visit with our team who will assess your situation and offer you:

  • Advice on how to reduce energy use around the home and use heating controls effectively
  • Help with switching energy supplier or tariff, claiming the Warm Homes Discount and registering on the Priority Services Register
  • Small energy saving measures (like draught-proofing, LED light bulbs and reflective radiator foils)
  • Oil filled radiators in an emergency no heat situation.

With your permission, we can also refer you to:

  • Age UK Oldham for furniture, minor adaptations and repairs
  • Auriga Services for emergency credit vouchers for electricity or gas and support with maximising income, claiming benefit entitlements, getting out of energy or water debt and making trust fund applications
  • BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials for furniture and white goods
  • Citizens Advice Oldham for free confidential advice
  • E.ON Energy Solutions for free broken, faulty or inefficient gas boiler replacements, first time gas central heating, high heat retention electric storage heaters and loft, cavity wall, internal wall, party wall or under floor insulation (subject to eligibility and survey)
  • Food Bank Oldham for food parcels
  • Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service for a fire safety check and smoke alarms
  • Local Welfare Provision Oldham for help to meet short term emergency / immediate support needs or establish / maintain a home in the community
  • Social Prescribing Oldham for health and wellbeing services

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