Services in Wigan

AWARM Plus

AWARM Plus can help you stay healthy, safe and warm at home.
If you have a low income, high energy costs and a long-term health condition, Wigan Borough Care & Repair can visit you to carry out a free Healthy Home Check and, with your permission, help you access the following services (subject to eligibility).

**You can make a referral to this service online, or by downloading and returning a referral form.**

Advice
We can arrange for free benefit entitlement, consumer rights, debt and housing advice.

Boiler Repair
We can signpost you to the Good Trader Scheme to obtain competitive quotes for boiler repairs.

Boiler Replacement
We may be able to arrange the replacement of a gas boiler that is more than 10 years old.

Carbon Monoxide Alarm
We can provide a free carbon monoxide alarm to people with gas or solid fuel appliances in their home.

Central Heating System
We may be able to arrange the installation of a gas central heating system.

Draught Proofing
We can arrange the installation of free draught proofing.

Energy Tariff Check and Energy Supplier Switching
We can arrange to carry out a free energy tariff check to ensure that you are getting the best deal and assist with switching energy suppliers.

Handyperson Service
We can arrange for a handyperson to carry out small repairs or DIY jobs around your home. Prices are competitive and are available upon request.

Health Improvement Services
We can connect you to a range of services and community groups aimed at improving your health and wellbeing.

Heaters
We can arrange the provision of two free electric oil filled radiators to people with faulty or inadequate heating.

Home Adaptations
We can make a referral for major or minor home adaptations.

Home Repairs and Improvements
We can signpost you to the Good Trader Scheme to obtain competitive quotes for home repairs and improvements.

Keep Warm Pack
We can provide a free Keep Warm Pack containing a card thermometer, fleece blanket, hot water bottle, thermo mug, thermal gloves, hat and socks.

Loft and Wall Insulation
We may be able to arrange the installation of free loft and wall insulation.

Priority Services Register
We can arrange for your details to be entered on your energy supplier’s Priority Services Register.

Smoke Alarms
We can arrange the installation of free smoke alarms.

Warm Homes Discount and Winter Fuel Payment
We can arrange for a claim to be made for Warm Homes Discount and Winter Fuel Payment.

Further Information

If you would like any further information about Care & Repair and/or the services we offer, please either call 01942 239 360 or click here to fill in an enquiry form and we will respond shortly.