Apply for help with fuel bills
Get advice on how to save energy and check if you can get a discount on your fuel bills
Warm Homes Discount
You could get money off your electricity bill with a Warm Home Discount, which is £140 for 2021 to 2022.
The money will be taken off your electricity bill, usually between October to March.
How to apply
If you qualify for a discount, you'll get a letter in autumn or winter to tell you either:
- you don't have to apply - you'll get the discount automatically
- how to apply
If you don't get a letter but think you qualify for a discount, you can call 0800 731 0214 Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
You can find out more about the Warm Homes Discount on the Ofgem website.
Winter Fuel Payment
You could get £100 to £300 to help pay your heating bills If you were born on or before 26 September 1955. This is called a Winter Fuel Payment.
Most payments are made between November and December, and you should get your money by 14 January 2022..
If you get the State Pension or another social security benefit, you'll usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically. This doesn't include Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Child Benefit or Universal Credit.
If you qualify for a payment but don't get it automatically, you can find out how to apply on GOV.UK.