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Winter Fuel Support Scheme

Eligible households can claim a one-off £200 payment from the Local Authority to provide support towards paying your fuel costs. This payment is in addition to the Energy Bill rebate being offered by the UK Government and the Winter Fuel Payment normally paid to pensioners. 

The payment will be available to all eligible households (one payment per household) however you pay for your fuel:

The scheme will be open to households where an applicant, or their partner is in receipt of one of the qualifying benefits at any time between 1September 2022 and 31 January 2023:

  • Income Support

  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance

  • Employment and Support Allowance

  • Universal Credit

  • Working Tax Credits

  • Child Tax Credits

  • Pension Credit

  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

  • Attendance Allowance

  • Carers Allowance

  • Contributory Benefits

  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS)

  • Armed Forces Independence Payment

  • Constant Attendance Allowance

  • War Pension Mobility Supplement

For more information please see  https://gov.wales/wales-fuel-support-scheme-2022-2023

If you are experiencing financial hardship you may wish to make a claim to the Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF) Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF) | GOV.WALES.