Citizens Advice in West Sussex (North, South, East) and Arun and Chichester Citizens Advice are working in partnership with the County Council to support West Sussex residents who are facing fuel hardship this winter, through the DWP COVID Winter Grant Scheme.

Please note: this is in addition to the existing emergency utility and fuel support offered by Citizens Advice.

What can it do : Range from paying gas, electric and water bills, boiler repairs, purchasing blankets, slow cookers, heaters. Other help may also be available such as mobile phone top ups, energy advice, benefit checks referrals for specialist debt advice.

Individuals are unable to self-refer to this scheme, but you can be referred through your Social Worker.

If you do not have an allocated Social Worker, please call West Sussex County Council on one of the numbers below:

Adult's Services: 01243 642121

Children's Services: 01403 229900