Household Support Fund

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The initial Household Support Fund closed at the end of March 2022. The government recently announced a six-month extension and the council is awaiting further details on the criteria and funding allocation.

You can still apply to the waiting list for support with energy costs.

How can apply for the household support fund?

Act on Energy will be providing this service across Worcestershire and be contacted by calling 0800 9882881 or email

Eligibility criteria for support is not restricted to solely vulnerable households in receipt of benefits, but criteria will be applied for the different elements of support on offer.

Further information on the wider local support available can be found through Here2Help Worcestershire, including a directory of community services.

Assistance with food and other essentials

Details of additional local support will be published here as soon as they are available.