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