THAW ORKNEY

 

We provide a bespoke hand holding service, which has involved supporting and assisting householders with hard to heat homes

We seek to co-ordinate and work in partnership with other local and national organisations in order to provide the maximum support for our clients

OUR SERVICES

Please have a look at some of our news stories below:




“The service THAW provides is so important for the people of Orkney"



“This will be the first warm Christmas we will have had in years, thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

THAW Orkney is a charitable organisation that was established in December 2014 to help assist fuel poor households in Orkney

“The staff were efficient, so kind and helpful. I cannot thank them enough”

What our clients say about us​

Our mission is 'To work for households in all Orkney communities to reduce levels of fuel poverty and achieve affordable warmth'

​​Information & advice on     energy efficiency


Third party support


Tariff switching support


Assistance with national       grant funded programmes


Referrals and hand               holding support to individuals, households  and local         organisations


Advocacy


Income maximisation &         budgeting support


Assistance with debt and       low income


Life skills training​ &               workshops

Peter Rickard

Manager


Stacy Johnston

Senior Development and Support Officer


Billy Groundwater

Development and Support Officer


Stephen Walters

Development and Support Officer


Lorraine Campbell

Welfare Support Officer


Gillian Couper-Swanney 

Project Administrator











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31/01/19: We are welcoming three new staff members. Welcome to Lorraine, Billy and Stephen and farewell to Michael who is moving to Community Energy Scotland. 


31/01/19: We are now receiving referrals from CLAN and MacMillan for the Aiming Beyond Cancer project - please see Services for eligibility.


31/01/19: We are running a series of Energy Cafes around the county, feel free to drop by on the following dates:

Thurs 07/02/19 - Rousay


31/07/18: THAW response to the Government consultation on energy efficiency and fuel poverty


02/07/18: THAW Orkney Annual Review 2018


A service here to support you

AFFORDABLE

helping to make a difference

HOUSEHOLD

WARMTH

Tackling

"Absolutely outstanding, you couldn't do enough, THAW went above and beyond the call of duty"

Links of Interest


Please read our Social Return on Investment (SROI) findings which was undertaken by an independent researcher who found that for every £1 invested in THAW, £5.49 of social value has been developed in the local community. You can download the full report following the link here - THAW Orkney - Valuing What Matters SROI Report and THAW Orkney IMPACT MAP

“So efficient and so helpful and they care so much. Lost for words.” 

mEET THE Staff

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