Heating Your Home

Assistance With Heating Costs

If you are struggling with your winter fuel costs, you should speak to your energy provider in the first place. 




Financial Assistance

  • NEST - offers a range of free, impartial advice if you own your own home or rent privately, and, if you are eligible, a package of free home energy efficiency improvements such as a new boiler, central heating or insulation. This can lower your energy bills and benefit your health and wellbeing.
  • Warm Home Discount Scheme - A UK Government scheme which offers money off your energy bill.
  • You may be eligible for Winter Fuel Payments and/or Cold Weather Payments.
  • Third Party Deductions - A UK Government scheme which enables you to have some of your bills (including rent, services charges, fuel or water bills) paid directly out of your benefits payments if you’re having difficulties.
ID: 2062, revised 15/03/2019