Top 5 Free Grants For Pensioners

There are a number of free government grants for pensioners available.

This post is to inform the elderly of cash assistance to help pay heating bills and also grants to help reduce them by insulation homes properly.

There are also grants available to upgrade heating.

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Winter Fuel Payment

Cold Weather Payment

The Warm Home Discount

Fuel Direct

The Eco 3 Scheme

Winter Fuel Payment

You will be able to claim a tax-free payment of £100 – £300 to assist you with paying your heating bills.

Who Is Eligible For A Winter Fuel Payment

You were born on or before 5th May 1953, and receive

  • A state pension,
  •  Pension credit,
  • Jobseeker’s allowance
  •  Income related employment and support allowance,

. More Info on Winter Fuel Payment Here – https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment

Cold Weather Payment

The government will give a payment to older people and those on certain benefits, to help cover heating costs when temperatures hit zero in your area.

They will make a payment of £25 for every seven consecutive days that the average temperature is – or is forecast to be – 0°C or below.

 The payment should be paid into the same account your benefits are paid into, within 14 working days of the cold weather.

More Info on Cold Weather Payment Here –  https://www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment

The Warm Home Discount

Eco 3 Grants
Eco 3 Grants

The big energy suppliers are legally required to give certain people a rebate of £140 on their energy bills between Octobers – April.

Those who qualify include people who receive pension credit and low income families.

More Info on the Warm Home Discount Here     https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme

Fuel Direct

Those who receive certain benefits and are struggling to pay their bills may be able to arrange for the benefits office to pay the fuel bill automatically out of their benefits and contribute an agreed amount.

More Info On Fuel Direct Payments  Here       https://www.gov.uk/bills-benefits.

Eco3 Grants Scheme

This is a scheme to upgrade heating & Insulation.

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