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Age Concern- Grants To Help Pensioners [2022]

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Help For Pensioners On a Low Income / Pension Credit

 

 

Introduction To Grants For Pensioners

 

There are a number of free government grants to help many pensioners who are living  in fuel  poverty.

This post is to make all pensioners who are currently struggling  to pay heating bills aware of the many grants and schemes available to them.

There is cash assistance and 100% Free  grants to help  insulate homes properly and to upgrade heating.

 

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INTERESTED IN A GRANT – APPLY HERE

 

 

Pension Credit – YOU COULD BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS !

 

 

MANY PENSIONERS DONT KNOW ABOUT THIS ” TOP UP TO YOUR PENSION” SCHEME !

You Could Be eligible fior this and not know it.

If your weekly income is below £177.10 YOU SHOULD APPLY FOR THIS TODAY !

 

What Is Pension Credit ?

 

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Pension Guarantee Credit is an income based benefit that tops up your income if your existing weekly income is below a certain threshold.

Pension Savings Credit – This provides a top up to your weekly income if you have saved some money, or your income is higher than state pension.

 

Who Is Entitled To Pension Credit ?

 

 

Currently all pensioners are entitled to a minimum income of :

Single Claim –        £177.10

Joint Couple Claim – £270.30

If your income is below this, you should make a claim

 

Why Claim Pension Credit?

 

 

All those that qualify for Pension Credit are also eligible for other means tested benefits such as :

Free Dental & Eye care &  Free Heating & Insulation Grants.

The list is not exhaustive.

 

PENSION CREDIT CALCULATOR

 

 

VISIT THIS SITE BELOW TO SEE IF YOU ARE ELIGIBLE

https://www.gov.uk/pension-credit-calculator

 

 

How To Claim Pension Credit

 

Pension Credit Helpline –     Telephone: 0800 99 1234

 

 

The Warm Front Grant Scheme

 

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The Warm Front Scheme  helps pensioners to upgrade their old heating and ensure their home is adequately insulated.

All Grants Are 100% FREE and you will not need to pay anything back now or in the future.

Pensioners on Pension Credit Guarantee  are all eligible to apply and these  free measures  are proven to reduce heating bills by up to £30 per month.

 

Winter Fuel Payment

You will be able to claim a tax-free payment of £100 – £300 to assist you with paying your heating bills.

 

Home Improvement Grants

 

Who Is Eligible For A Winter Fuel Payment

You were born on or before 5th May 1953, and receive

  • A state pension,
  •  Pension credit,
  • Jobseeker’s allowance
  •  Income related employment and support allowance,
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. More Info on Winter Fuel Payment Here – https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment

 

 

Cold Weather Payment

 

 

The government will give a payment to older people and those on certain benefits, to help cover heating costs when temperatures hit zero in your area.

They will make a payment of £25 for every seven consecutive days that the average temperature is – or is forecast to be – 0°C or below.

The payment should be paid into the same account your benefits are paid into, within 14 working days of the cold weather.

More Info on Cold Weather Payment Here –  https://www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment

 

The Warm Home Discount

 

 

The big energy suppliers are legally required to give certain people a rebate of £140 on their energy bills between Octobers – April.

Those who qualify include people who receive pension credit and low income families.

More Info on the Warm Home Discount Here     https://www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme

 

Fuel Direct

 

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Those who receive certain benefits and are struggling to pay their bills may be able to arrange for the benefits office to pay the fuel bill automatically out of their benefits and contribute an agreed amount.

More Info On Fuel Direct Payments  Here       https://www.gov.uk/bills-benefits.

 

 

INTERESTED IN A GRANT – APPLY HERE

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. why cant you give details of what and how can be claimed clearly? why do i have to fill in a long form first? and then cant complete the form as i need a second phone number !!!!!! Dahh some of us only have one phone and i cant even select the correct number of bedrooms as your min is 1. i dont have that. such bullshit from the government about wanting to help the elderly.its just propaganda and marketing exercise while trying to make sure they keep the money we have given them all our working lives so they can have big houses and loads of parties. USELESS SYSTEM – NO HELP

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