Beat the Cold

Beat the Cold

At a glance


  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Children / families
  • Counselling / advice
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Local / community
  • Older people / later life
  • Poverty relief
  • Social care

Other details

Geographical remit: 


Beat the Cold is an independent charity founded some 25 years ago to deal with the issues of affordable warmth and fuel poverty. The agency works across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, and immediately neighbouring areas to help and support vulnerable and low income households.


  • Skilled and caring advisers work personally with clients in their own homes.
  • Operates a dedicated telephone advice line and single point of contact. All the Infopoint telephone facilities at the Royal Stoke University Hospital have a direct connection to Beat the Cold.
  • Training - Beat the Cold is an Accredited Continuing Professional Development provider.
  • Has extensive knowledge of grants and other assistance available to clients.
  • Provides effective signposting with follow up.
  • Has extensive and long established relationships with many organisations including Councils, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health and Wellbeing Boards. 
  • Has won awards - eg Energy Impact Awards 2016 for the Saving Lives with Solar Project.

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