The British Gas Energy Trust is a registered charity which aims to help individuals and families in poverty, suffering or other distress who are struggling to pay their gas and/or electricity debts. Applications to the Trust are welcomed from anyone living within England, Scotland or Wales.
The Trust helps by giving grants to:
- Clear gas and electricity debts.
- Clear other priority household debts or purchase essential household items such as:
- Boiler replacement
- Energy efficent white goods
- Funeral arrears
- Bankruptcy/DRO/LILA (Scotland) fees. These payments are known as Further Assistance Payments (FAPs)