Winter fuel payments/energy grants
If you are of state pension age or on certain benefits you may qualify for some help with winter fuel bills
You could get £140 off your electricity bill under the Warm Home Discount Scheme if:
- you get the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit, or
- you’re on a low income and meet your energy supplier’s criteria for the scheme
This discount won't affect you if you receive a winter fuel payment or cold weather payment.
Winter fuel payments
You may be entitled to some help with your winter bills. If you receive a state pension or certain benefits, you can qualify. You may even be able to claim back payments between 1997-2000.
Cold weather payment
If you receive certain benefits, you could be entitled to a cold weather payment. These payments are made if the temperature is recorded or forecasted at an average of zero degrees or below for 7 consecutive days.
You may be entitled to different energy grants for your home which can help save money on your electricity, gas and water