Based in Burnley, England, the Disability and Elderly Plumbing and Heating Emergency Repair (Depher) is helping over 19,000 with plumbing repairs for free. The support network provides aid to low-income communities who are susceptible to rogue traders. And with the costs of living skyrocketing and winter looming, such services have become a lifeline for such communities. "Whatever a family or someone in a vulnerable situation needs, if they can't find help elsewhere they turn to us for a solution," says Anderson. James Anderson, founder of Depher, funds the service with his paying jobs and donations from utility companies. Anderson is expanding the network's services to include a welfare fund to help pay for electricity and gas bills.

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