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Better Off Calculator

The Better Off Calculator is a tool to help you better understand your income and outgoings, and to provide access to support you may be entitled too. By entering your household details it can help identify benefits eligibility and local and national support schemes, as well as providing budgeting advice.

Bounce Back Checklist

The Bounce Back Checklist offers  support for people who need help managing their money and overcoming debt. It’s packed full of links to tools, resource and information about benefits, schemes, Universal Credit and support organisations.

Grants available

Our debt relief grants are available to both British Gas customers and non-British Gas customers.

Find out more about our Grants.

Please read the Who Can Apply section to ensure you are eligible to apply.

The grants available and eligibility criteria may change from time to time so please check carefully before you apply.

Lightning Reach portal

Lighting Reach is a financial support portal which makes it easy for people to find and apply for a wide range of personalised support in one place.

This includes over 2,500 support schemes incorporating grants, benefits, help with bills and other vital resources.

Find out more about the Lightning Reach portal or create your account here.

Money and energy advice

The Trust funds advice-giving organisations across England, Scotland and Wales which help people avoid the burden of energy debt, make informed choices and improve their money management skills. Find a money and energy advice centre local to you.

Pre-application checker

Use our pre-application checker to see if you could be eligible for the Trusts energy debt write-off grants, and to access further support.

Rightsteps Wellbeing platform

The platform offers mental, physical and behavioural support as well as financial wellbeing advice. It contains step-by-step plans to help you make positive changes, self-guided wellbeing tools, online courses including CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) and financial wellbeing support.

Find out more about the support offered here.