The Big Difference Scheme
You could receive between 10% and 90% off the average Severn Trent water bill through the Big Difference Scheme.
How to apply for the Big Difference Scheme
There are several ways you can apply for help from the Big Difference Scheme.
Call us on 0345 602 2777 and we’ll put you in touch with a Big Difference Scheme advisor. Alternatively you can apply directly through the Big Difference Scheme website, or you can contact Citizens Advice Coventry.
When you’re ready to apply, you’ll need to provide details of your income.
You will need to share your:
- payslip, if you are employed
- benefits statement, if you receive any benefits
You will also need to provide information about your spending.
This can include:
- bank and credit card statements
- direct debit and standing order schedules
The Big Difference Scheme is one of the payment assistance schemes that are reported to Credit Reference Agencies.
Help with money
If you’re in debt or struggling to pay your bills, you can get help and support from many independent charities.
A national charity helping people when times get tough, Turn2Us provide financial support to help you get back on track.
A debt charity helping people all over the country, StepChange are able to provide you with a range of debt solutions, no matter what you’re dealing with.
The National Debtline are a charity offering free advice to anyone who needs it. They’ll listen to your situation, work out a budget and guide you through your debt solutions.