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NEST

If you are struggling to pay your heating bills you can receive advice about managing your money, reducing your bills and getting grants
What is NEST?

NEST is a fuel poverty scheme from the Welsh Government. It is available for people living in Wales and has been set up to offer advice about energy efficiency, money management, fuel tariffs, benefits and grants for home improvements.

Who can receive help through the NEST scheme?

Anyone living in Wales can receive free information and advice from the NEST scheme. Visit their website for more information or telephone 0808 808 2244. An adviser will find out whether you are eligible to receive further help through the scheme and, if so, will arrange for an assessor to visit your home to discuss your needs. You will need to be in receipt of qualifying benefits to receive help through this scheme.

How do I apply for help through NEST?

You will need to speak to an adviser to find out whether you qualify for help through this scheme by telephoning 0808 808 2244.

Where can I find more information about the NEST scheme in Wales?

More information about NEST in Wales can be obtained from the NEST website. If you live in Northern Ireland you can apply for help from Warm Homes. Families living in Scotland can apply for help from the Home Energy Scotland.