Extra help for Zwolle residents

Energy surcharge

There is an energy allowance for people with a low income. This is extra money to pay your energy costs. There will also be an additional energy surcharge in 2023. More information about this can be found at www.zwolle.nl/energietoeslag .

Help with high energy prices

Can’t pay your energy bill? Or do you have payment arrears? Find out what you can do

Op Orde Zwolle

Can’t figure it out yourself? For example, if you want to request something? Op Orde offers free help and advice with your administration. 

Walk-in consultations On Order Address When Time
Social neighborhood team Midden – Neighborhood Center de Enk Enkstraat 67 Monday 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Social neighborhood team West – Culture House Stadshagen Werkerlaan 1 Tuesday 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
East district social services team – De Slinger community center Jacob Gillesstraat 1a Wednesday 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Social neighborhood team North – Neighborhood Center Holtenbroek Bach Avenue 20 Thursday 9 a.m.-11 p.m.
Social neighborhood team South – Wijkcentrum de Pol Equality 1 Friday 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

You can also sign up for the walk-in clinic.

More information can be found at Op Orde Zwolle .

Saving Tips

There is a lot of information on the Internet about saving gas and electricity with small and inexpensive measures. For example, at:

Ventilate your home

Did you know that ventilating your home is important for your health and for maintaining your home? For example because you prevent mold? Read tips  about how to best ventilate your home.


Do you have expenses you need to incur but can’t afford to pay? The Municipality of Zwolle has several schemes you can use. Through CalculateYourRight, you can easily and quickly see what you may be entitled to.

Potty check 

Take the Money Check from Geldfit and immediately see which funds you are entitled to. Which pots can you still request? Check it out here .

Schemes of the municipality

There are a number of schemes from the municipality for extra money or support. More information can be found at:

The Facilities Guide

An advisor will come to your home for free via De VoorzieningenWijzer. He will check which allowances or regulations from the municipality you are entitled to. He will also check whether you still have appropriate health insurance. And if you want, you can arrange it immediately. On average, households save €500 per year.

Request a free consultation at www.datgeldtvoormij.nl.

Together Zwolle

In Zwolle, many initiatives are offered to low-income residents. More information about this can be found at Samen Zwolle .