If you’re in debt to your energy supplier, you may be able to get a grant from a charitable trust to help pay it off.
British Gas Energy Trust - open to anyone
The British Gas Energy Trust offer grants to clear domestic gas and electricity debts. These grants are open for anyone to apply for, you don't need to be a British Gas customer.
Energy company grants for customers
There are also companies who offer grants specifically for their customers, including:
npower Energy Fund
Scottish Power Hardship Fund
Ovo Debt and energy assistance
E.on Energy Fund
When you apply for a grant, you'll be asked to provide detailed information about your financial situation. The Citizens Advice service may be able to help you with your application.