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Am I eligible?

In order to qualify for assistance under the ECHO programme, applicants will need to meet certain eligibility criteria.


Applicants must either:

  • Be part of the Help to Heat group through receipt of qualifying benefits

  • Or meet the criteria laid out by their Local Authority in their Flexible Eligibility Statement of Intent


  • Heat their home using mains gas central heating

  • Be in an emergency “no heat” situation as a result of their boiler being broken

  • Be the owner occupier of the property

  • Have no access to alternative sources of funding able to provide emergency assistance.


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