We provide a bespoke hand holding service, which has involved supporting and assisting householders with hard to heat homes
Senior Development and Support Officer
Development and Support Officer
“The staff were efficient, so kind and helpful. I cannot thank them enough”
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
Income maximisation & budgeting support
Assistance with debt and low income
Life skills training & workshops
Please have a look at some of our news stories below:
We are looking for a Welfare Support Officer to join our team, who will provide specialist advice on welfare benefits, budgeting and debt management for our clients.
If you would like an application pack with full information on the role and requirements, please contact us on email@example.com or 01856 878388. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 13th December.
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.”
“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.”
"Absolutely outstanding, you couldn't do enough, THAW went above and beyond the call of duty"
29/11/18: We are looking for a new member of our team, a Welfare Support Officer - see below for more information.
01/11/18: We are running a series of Energy Cafes around the county, feel free to drop by on the following dates:
Mon 03/12 - Sanday
TBC December - Stronsay
02/07/18: THAW Orkney Annual Review 2018
THAW Orkney is a charitable organisation that was established in December 2014 to help assist fuel poor households in Orkney
helping to make a difference
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