Citizens Advice 1066's contribution to Shine
The project contributes to our work with partners to engage local people to save energy, be warmer in winter, cooler in Summer with the related health improvements. The engagement of vulnerable groups in the most deprived neighbourhoods in a key part of CA 1066’s business development plan.
Presentation of the organisation
Citizens Advice 1066 is an independent charity providing advice to the residents of Hastings and St Leonards for 75 years. We are a member of Citizens Advice the national advice organisation which is a highly respected, well resourced advice agency with a network of approximately 400 independent bureaux. We have been providing energy advice to local residents on switching provider, referrals to a Winter Home check for those eligible for energy saving measures e.g. new boilers or double glazing. We serve approximately 5,500 people each year with 16,500 issues. 70% of our clients are facing economic deprivation.