14 July 2022 | 12:00-13:00 | Free digital session.

Join our next FREE online lunch and learn session by Groundwork’s Green Doctor energy efficiency experts, sharing their expertise from supporting over 60,000 people a year to stay out of fuel poverty.

In this one-hour live webinar, you’ll hear from our Green Doctor money advice experts about their experiences of supporting customers with fuel debt and other financial concerns.

Topics we’ll cover will include:

  • What it is, and how to identify if someone is in fuel debt
  • The wider health and social implications of being in debt
  • What support is out there to help those in crisis deal with their financial issues
  • Some simple ways to help your residents tackle their fuel debt issues.

Don’t miss this chance to secure your place. 

Learn how to identify and support tenants experiencing duel debt.  

This session is free and will be delivered online.

This webinar is for you if you…
  • are seeing a rise in your tenants struggling with their finances
  • want to learn more about how to support your tenants with budgeting and bills 
  • are concerned about how to ensure residents don’t end up in fuel debt and unable to afford energy this coming winter
You’ll leave with…
  • insight into the coming changes to energy prices and impact on households
  • knowledge on what support is available to assist households who are struggling
  • strategies to help stop households falling into fuel debt and being unable to afford energy

Meet the experts

Emily Thompson

Director of Climate Change and Fuel Poverty, Groundwork

Emily works across the Northern Groundwork Trusts to support the development of the Green Doctor service, ensuring that our energy advice helps those people most in need.  

As well as meeting the needs of people at risk of fuel poverty, Emily has diversified the team to provide technical home assessments including Retrofit Assessment and Coordination to enable Housing Associations and Local Authorities to meet the challenges of decarbonising their housing stock. 

Simon Kilshaw

Green Doctor Manager, Groundwork

Simon is the Green Doctor Manager in Yorkshire. His team of advisors support people on energy efficiency, retrofit works and fuel debt.  

His recent media appearances include 5 Live, Leeds’ Fever FM and Cornwall’s Chaos TV. He comments on fuel poverty and helping people who are struggling with energy efficiency. Simon regularly works with groups of Housing Officers. 

From the blog

  • Green Doctor case study: Cheshire East

    Cheshire East Council began their partnership with Green Doctor when it became apparent they had no central point of contact to provide energy advice and support to its residents. What followed was a coherent and collaborative response to energy poverty, making a real difference to residents struggling to live comfortable in their own homes.    Before…

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  • I Get To Help People And The Planet – Every day

    I’m Anna and I am a Fuel Poverty and Climate Change Project Officer for Groundwork CLM. My role I work as part of the Green Doctor team that covers Lancashire. Green Doctors help people and families to stay warm, stay well and save money on household bills. With soaring energy prices and the cost of…

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  • Green Doctor Case Study: Thanet District Council

    When Eve Lockton-Goddard came into role as Home Energy Officer back in 2020, Thanet District Council didn’t have any energy advice provision and hadn’t been involved in any available energy schemes.  Not unusual in local councils. The problem was that with the highest volumes of fuel poverty in the South East, Thanet District Council struggled…

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Green Doctor services

Groundwork’s Green Doctors help residents make savings on their energy, water, and money to live more comfortably and reduce their environmental impact.

Learn how we support housing providers support their residents to stay in control of their energy costs and keep warm and well.

Groundwork Green Doctors providing energy efficiency advice to residents

Don’t miss this chance to secure your place. 

Learn how to identify and support tenants experiencing duel debt.

This session is free and will be delivered online.