Staying well during winter

Winter grants and discounts

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Warm Home Discount

You could get £140 off your electricity bill for winter 2020 to 2021 under the Warm Home Discount Scheme.

Find out more about the Warm Home Discount and if you qualify for the discount

Cold Weather Payment

You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits when your local temperature is either recorded as, or forecast to be, an average of zero degrees Celsius or below over seven consecutive days.

Find out more about the Cold Weather Payment

Winter Fuel Payment

You could get between £100 and £300 tax-free to help pay your heating bills if you were born on or before 5 July 1953.

You usually get a Winter Fuel Payment automatically if you get the State Pension or another social security benefit (not Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Child Benefit or Universal Credit).

Find out more about the Winter Fuel Payment

Keep Warm Keep Well

Newham Council is working with E.ON and J&J Crump on its Keep Warm Keep Well scheme to help eligible residents benefit from a range of energy-saving measures in their homes. Call J&J Crump and Son today and enjoy a warmer, cosier home on 0800 783 3127 or visit www.jjcrump.com

For more information on how to reduce your bills and make your home more energy efficient, go to the Government’s Simple Energy Advice website www.simpleenergyadvice.org.uk or call the helpline on 0800 444 202.