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Help with fuel costs

Help is available for people who are finding it hard to pay their fuel bills due to steep rises in the cost of energy.

Fuel arrears voucher scheme

You can book an appointment with an experienced debt adviser who can provide advice and assistance to help you manage fuel arrears and any other bills you may be struggling to pay. The free support will include help to maximise your income and reduce your outgoings, negotiating affordable payment plans with your suppliers, provide one off grants to eligible applicants, and identify options to help you resolve all your outstanding bills.   

Please visit for more information or contact book an appointment with an adviser on 0116 242 1120 or by email

Reduce your bills

You may be able to reduce your fuel bills by improving the energy efficiency of your home – for example, by installing a new boiler or insulation. Various grants are available – please see our energy efficiency page.

Leicester Energy Action

Leicester Energy Action is funded by Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Integrated Care Board, is being delivered by National Energy Action and our Public Health Division.

National Energy Action are a national charity who have been combating fuel poverty for over forty years.

You can find out more about National Energy Action, and get support around heating your home through their website at