Cold weather benefits
You may be able to claim financial and practical help with heating your home. Grants available include the Winter Fuel Payments and Cold Weather Payments.
Winter Fuel Payments of up to £300 are available if you were born on or before July 5 1952. Call 08459 151515 or visit www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment to find out more.
Cold Weather Payments may be available to you if you receive certain benefits or have a child who is disabled or under the age of five. To find out more contact Jobcentre Plus or visit www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment
The Energy Saving Trust (EST) has advice on how to reduce bills and make your home more energy efficient. They can also advise on grants and schemes available around the UK. Find out more online from the EST website or call 0300 123 1234.