The British Gas Energy Trust is a registered charity that helps individuals and families in poverty, suffering or other distress who are struggling to pay their gas and/or electricity debts. Applications to the Trust are welcomed from anyone living within England, Scotland or Wales. The Trust helps by giving grants to:
- Clear gas and electricity debts.
- Clear other priority household debts or purchase essential household items such as, boiler replacement, energy efficent white goods, funeral arrears, bankruptcy/DRO/LILA (Scotland) fees (also known as Further Assistance Payments)
The aim of the Trust is to give vulnerable individuals and families a fresh start and enable them to remain debt free.