A further update to the warm pack offer could community representatives take note that theses packs are limited and will be issued on a first come first served. Recipients need to qualify through some of the criteria.
1/Experiencing fuel poverty
2/Not having already received a warm pack
3/Resident of the trust area.
4/ And at least one of the other criteria.
Also if there are people in your area who can avail of this please make contact ASAP either through the West Armagh Consortium or directly to the PHA on the numbers listed.
1. Be experiencing fuel poverty.
2. NOT have received a Keep Warm Pack from a different source.
3. Fall into at least one of the following six categories:
a. A person with a long-term health condition including: an underlying illness that makes them more vulnerable in colder weather (e.g. asthma; chronic bronchitis or emphysema; coronary heart disease; stroke) or a physical or mental health condition which results in them spending more time at home.
b. A person with a disability that makes them less mobile or means they need to spend more time at home.
c. Anyone aged over 65 years old.
d. A family with dependent children.
e. A pregnant woman.
f. A person who is homeless.*
Each pack contains the following;
• Leaflet on Keeping Warm
• Thermal vest / T-shirt
• Thermal Skins (Long John’s (Male) / Thermal Leggings (Female)