Energising Communities

Energising Communities is an energy efficiency programme that aims to deliver energy saving advice and support to the most energy vulnerable households.

Groundwork Yorkshire are delighted to announce that we have recently been awarded funding through the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme to deliver our award winning Green Doctor service in the Barnsley & North East Derbyshire areas.

Over the next 2 years the Green Doctors will be making hundreds of FREE home visits helping people to save money & energy. We do this by providing independent advice on switching tariffs, applying for grants, energy debt, heating systems, water bills & damp, mould, condensation issues. And by installing a range of energy-efficient measures such as, LED lightbulbs, reflective radiator panels and draught-proofing.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Low income
  2. Living with debt
  3. Physical health issues
  4. Mental health issues
  5. Dementia
  6. Disabled
  7. In emergency accommodation
  8. Poor housing conditions
  9. In receipt of benefits


To book a FREE home energy visit just complete the referral form or to enquire please contact the Green Doctors on FREEPHONE 0808 168 3547 / 0113 238 0601.


EMAIL: greendoctorleeds@groundwork.org.uk