Winter Fuel payments - an annual payment to help with heating costs
You only need to claim once. After this, you should get it automatically each year, as long as your circumstances do not change.
- The payment is made directly into your bank account in November or December.
- Stay Warm this winter - advice from Independent Age
- How to claim - GOV.UK
COLD WEATHER PAYMENT - You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits. You’ll get a payment if the temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below for 7 consecutive days.
Who to contact
Winter Fuel Payment Centre 0800 731 0160
Textphone: 0800 731 0464
Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 731 0160
- Gov.UK - Winter Fuel Payment
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