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LEAP Local Energy Advice Partnership

LEAP (Local Energy Advice Partnership) is a free energy and money saving advice service. LEAP can help you to save money and to keep your home warm and cosy.

LEAP offers a free of charge in-home advice visit. Our friendly Home Energy Advisors can:

  • install free simple energy saving measures such as LED light bulbs and draught-proofing
  • check if you're on the best energy tariff
  • arrange a free money advice consultation
  • help you find funding for further energy saving home improvements.

Who to contact

Contact Name
LEAP Contact Centre
Contact Position
support@applyforleap.org.uk
Telephone
Email
support@applyforleap.org.uk
Website
Apply for LEAP

Where to go

Address
Agility Eco, Chancery House
St. Nicholas Way
Sutton
Surrey
Postcode
SM1 1JB

Time / Date Details

When is it on
8.45am to 7.00pm (Mon - Fri) and 9.00am - 12.00pm (Saturdays)

Availability

Referral required
No

Other Details

Other notes

LEAP is open to all types of householders – homeowners, private renters and social housing tenants. You only need to qualify on one of the categories below in order to be eligible for the scheme. We need to record the reason why each applicant is eligible, and sometimes we might need you to provide some evidence of your eligibility.

Income

Anyone with one or more of the following:

  • Income Support

  • Jobseeker's Allowance

  • Employment & Support Allowance

  • Pension Credit

  • Child Tax Credit with a low income (see table below)

  • Working Tax Credit with a low income (see table below)

  • Universal Credit with a low income (see table below)

  • Low income (limit varies based on size of household)

  • Problems with significant and persistent debt

Health

Anyone with one or more of the following:

  • Cardiovascular condition (incl. coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, transient ischemic attack)

  • Respiratory condition (COPD, childhood asthma)

  • Neurological condition (incl dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy)

  • Musculoskeletal conditions (incl. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis etc)

  • Blood conditions (incl. Sickle cell disease, thalassemia)

  • Cancer

  • Physical or sensory disability

  • Severe learning difficulties

  • Moderate to severe mental illness (incl. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression (where receiving regular treatment) etc)

  • Autoimmune or immunodeficiency diseases (incl. lupus, diabetes, HIV)

  • Terminal illness

  • Other illness exacerbated by cold (confirmed by GP)

  • Has a medical exception certificate

Vulnerability

Anyone with one or more of the following:

  • Carers in receipt of carers allowance

  • Housing Benefit

  • Council Tax Reduction 

  • Disability benefit e.g. Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Attendance Allowance, Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

  • Vulnerable family situation such as victim of domestic violence or recent bereavement

  • Recent issues issues with homelessness

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
FREE

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