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Heating Cost Help

Winter Fuel Payment

The Winter Fuel Payment is a UK-wide benefit that helps people born on or before 5 July 1952 to pay their heating bills. In Scotland, it is being extended to also cover families with severely disabled children.

Read about the Winter Fuel Payment at: https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment

Cold Weather Payment

The Cold Weather Payment is paid to individuals on low incomes and in receipt of certain benefits to help with heating costs when the temperature is recorded as, or forecast to be, colder than zero degrees Celsius across seven consecutive days.

Read about the Cold Weather Payment here: https://www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment

If you would like further assistance with any of the above please contact John or Lorraine at the office to be referred to the Home Energy Advice Team (HEAT).

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