Green Doctor Programme – Energy Advice for Carers and Loved Ones

Support for Carers 17 May 2024

Green Doctor Programme across the Wigan Borough

Groundwork is a charitable organisation delivering a free domestic energy advice programme called Green Doctor, which is funded through the Cadent Foundation. They deliver tailored advice to help people stay warm and well, as well as reducing energy usage in helping people to save money on their household energy bills.

Green Doctor provides advice and support with;

• Energy efficiency

• Energy savings

• Energy and water bills, suppliers and tariffs

• Keeping warm in the home

• Energy and water debt

• Energy saving items such as LED lightbulbs, radiator reflector panels

• Damp, mould and condensation

• Access to grants

Most of the support is delivered through home visit consultations, but they can provide telephone support when needed.

Referrals and enquiries can be made using this referral form or by calling 0330 174 0863.

They are open Monday- Friday, 9am – 4.30pm

As part of the Green Doctor support, they can also provide information sessions as a drop-in advice service, these have been beneficial in other areas and have provided people with free energy saving measures on the day.