The Heating and Energy Efficiency Service delivers support to a wide range of people who may have a combination of needs.

To qualify for this service you need to pay council tax to Leeds City Council, be over 60 years of age with a household income of less than £30,000, and savings of less than £16,000 or,
You are expecting or have dependent children up to 18 years old living in the same property;
You have a disability or long-term health condition (respiratory, cardiac or enduring mental health);
You are a single person household.

Download our Home Plus (Leeds) leaflet here as a PDF.

Available support includes...


Our aim is to prevent deaths, illnesses and injuries associated with the cold weather, supporting older people, very young children, and people with serious medical conditions from the effects of cold weather, improving the wellbeing of the vulnerable.


Providing replacements and repairs to radiators, gas or electric fires and boilers and supplying draught-proofing, CO detectors, thermostats. Preventing condensation, mould growth and damp in the home.

Energy Saving Measures

Supplying appliances such as LED lightbulbs, reflective radiator panels, power saving devices and providing support with switching energy providers, debt negotiation with energy companies, registering on the Priority Services Register.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can Care & Repair help me save energy in my home?

    After assessment has taken place we can…

    Fit energy-saving appliances
    Repair heating and energy systems
    Offer energy efficiency advice

    We also give advice on…

    How warm a home should be
    Ways to keep your home warm at little or no extra cost
    Finding the cheapest tariffs and appliances
    Tackling damp and mould in the home
    Insulation and other ways of reducing your carbon footprint

  • What support can I receive from my energy supplier for a disability, illness or other additional needs?

    Speak to your energy supplier to be added to a priority services register.

    You will then have additional support with accessing information in the best format, assistance with regular meter checks, extra support in the event of a power cut and so on.

    For further information, visit Citizens Advice.

  • How do I know if I am eligible for support with energy efficiency measures or not?

    We can help any household who pays council tax to Leeds City Council with a household income of less than £30,000 and savings of less than £16,000, and:
    Who are over age of 65,
    Pregnant or living with dependent children under 18 years old,
    Has a disability or long term health condition: e.g. respiratory, diabetes, arthritis or enduring mental health.

What our clients say…

“Having a heated throw has been so cosy and has made all the difference”