Herts Healthy Homes

Previously known as Keep Warm Stay Well - Herts Healthy Homes now helps all year round. If you or someone you know needs help to keep their home warm in the winter, cool in the summer or become more active call Herts Help 0300 123 4044 (local rate) or email

Older people, young children and those with a long term health condition (e.g. heart disease or respiratory illness) are recommended by the World Health Organisation to heat the living room to 21°C (70°F) during the day and the bedroom to 18°C (64°F) at night.

Help for vulnerable people keep warm includes:

  • Home insulation, draught-proofing, emergency heaters and help to improve your heating
  • Advice on paying bills, grants, benefits and extra money you may be entitled to
  • Advice and practical support to help you stay well and active during the winter
  • A free energy efficiency check
  • Free easy-to-read thermometers