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Age Concern Boiler Grants 2023 – Age UK Help With Heating

Age Concern Boiler Grants 2023

Age Concern Boiler Grants 2023 – Age Concern Help With Heating

Did you know there are lots of other fantastic schemes to help our pensioners to get through the cost of  living crisis.

Heating help for the elderly and seniors is available via the Eco Scheme.

Pensioners in receipt of Pension Credit Can Now Apply For :

  • Free Central Heating

  • Free  Age Concern Boiler Grants

  • Free Insulation

Age Concern Boiler Grants 2023

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If you are claiming PENSION CREDIT   and your boiler is over 18 years old you may be able to claim a Free Boiler Grant From The government  for  100% FREE.

This includes fitting too!


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Free Central Heating  For Over 70s

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If You Have No Central Heating Fitted You Can Apply For A Fantastic Grant For Free Central Heating !


Our Free  Central Heating Grant  Will:

    • Increase Your Home Epc Rating !
    • Reduce Your Heating Bills !
    • Make Your Home 100% Cosier !
    • Apply if you receive pension credit and have no central heating fitted.



Age Concern Insulation Grants 2023

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Free Insulation – Loft & Walls

Insulating your cavity walls will make your home feel warmer and in a typical home cavity wall insulation can save around £150 a year.

If you have no loft insulation, installing 270mm of new insulation could save around £135 a year.

Topping up your loft insulation to the recommended 300 mm will make your home warmer and save you money on your energy bills.

If your home has cavity walls (a space between the inner and outer layers of brick) the gap can be insulated.




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Pensioners Age UK – More Help  For The Elderly.

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£3.5bn worth of  Age-Related Benefits  and Government grants do go unclaimed every year by many elderly people / pensioners !

Unfortunately, this Is mainly due to a lack of awareness  and many elderly  people have to choose whether to Heat or Eat in the winter.

OAPs  are struggling with household costs, especially as energy bills which have gone through the roof this year.

Upgrading heating & insulation  will reduce your energy bills by up to 30%.

See our Government Heating & Insulation grants for OAPs  & Apply today



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Benefits Check Age Uk

 Pensioners To Check  if you are entitled to one or more benefits using our  BENEFITS CHECKER

We recommend that EVERYONE SHOULD MAKE AN APPLICATION with the DWP for possible entitlement to the benefit.

You will get a written response from the DWP saying YEA or NAY.

Nothing ventured ……………………..     Helplines are included


 Age UK Advice Line 0800 678 1602

Give Age UK a call to see if there is any help you can apply for.

We’re open 8am-7pm, 365 days a year

More Grants For Pensioners Are Here


Claim Pension Credit – 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 Credit also opens the door to other means tested benefits such as   Free Dental & Eye care &  Free Heating & Insulation Grants etc

You may be able to claim  Pension Credit If Your  Weekly Income Is Below :

Single Person  –    £177.10        –           Joint Couple Claim –  £270.30


How To Claim Pension Credit

Pension Credit Helpline –     Telephone: 0800 99 1234


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Cold Weather Payment

If the winter is a particularly cold one and the temperature hits zero degrees , those in receipt of Pension Credit, are entitled to a Cold Weather Payment.

The payment applies if the average temperature is, or is forecast to be 0°C or below for seven days in a row between 1 November and 31 March.

You do not need to apply. If you’re eligible to get a Cold Weather Payment, you’ll be paid it automatically.


Winter Fuel Allowance

If you were born on or before 5 August 1953 you may be eligible for a Winter Fuel Payment Of Between  £100 and £300 to assist you to pay for your heating bills.

The Winter Fuel Payment is usually paid automatically to you via your state pension if you are  eligible

If you feel you may be eligible but not in receipt of this , you’ll need to make a claim.

 Helpline on 0800 731 0160


  Warm Home Discount

This is £140 rebate on energy bills and is deducted from your bill at source

All the big 6 energy suppliers are required by law to help vulnerable customers pay for their energy use.

The Warm Home Discount applies to all  Pension Credit Claimants and those who are on a low income

You should get paid automatically but if you do not receive it, you should contact your energy supplier.


 Carers Allowance

If you are over 65 are caring for someone, you may be eligible to claim this benefit.

Please note – Over 65s in receipt of Pension Credit, can still make a claim for Carers Allowance but it will be at a reduced rate


Attendance Allowance

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Attendance Allowance is provided to help care for people who are over 65 and have either a mental or physical disability.

Anyone over the age of 65 who requires help from a carer, to help pay for their availability during necessary times is eligible.

Weekly rate is £83.10, whilst for those who only need support during the day or the night the rate is around £55.65 per week.


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To Qualify For Attendance Allowance you must:

  • be 65 or older
  • have a carer providing support or supervision regularly
  • have needed support for at least 6 months

Free Tv Licence For Over 75s

When you are over 75 and in receipt of Pension Credit, you can get a free television licence.

blind or sight-impaired people will get a 50% discount on your TV licence

A certificate from your local authority ophthalmologist to confirm that you are blind or sight-impaired.

TV licensing HELPLINE on 0300 790 6117.


Home Improvement Grants For Disabled Pensioners

Your Local Authority can help with grants to help you continue to go on living independently in your own home.

Help for applying for this grant for adapting your home if disabled and need extra help in your home to manage to live safely.

  • Disabled Facilities Grants can help meet the cost of making changes to your home so you or someone you live with can live safely and independently.

  • People of all ages and tenures can apply to their local council for a grant.

    Location England, Wales, Northern Ireland

    How much can you get From  -£1 to £36,000

Housing Benefit

Housing benefit offers financial support to those who are on a low income and need help to pay their rent.

It does not apply to those who are retired and still paying a mortgage.

Housing Benefit is a means tested benefit and you have to meet the  criteria for eligibility. Contact Your Local Council For Information


Council Tax Support

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Over 65s can apply for a Council Tax bill reduction if they are on certain means tested benefits/ low income.

Those on Guaranteed Pension Credit may qualify for up to 100% Council Tax Reduction -Contact Your Local Council For Information


Free Bus Pass

The government’s free OAP bus pass provides elderly people with a pass that allows them to use the bus at designated times of the day.

Usually starts from 9.30 am.

Apply for your bus pass when you reach the female age of retirement, whether you are male or female.


Free Prescription Charges

Everyone over the age of 60 in the UK is entitled to free prescriptions.


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Free Sight Test

Everyone over the age of 60 in the UK is entitled to a free NHS sight test,


NHS Costs – Call 0300 330 1343 for an application form,

Over 60s may also get help with:


Free Home Improvement Service

Many  local councils are now offering a free home improvement service / free advice  to the most vulnerable people in society who otherwise would not be able to get assistance to make much needed repairs to their property.

These will be people of good standing that have been vetted and approved by your Council.

This service is dedicated to helping over 60s , people with disabilities, and vulnerable people to live in their own homes safely and comfortably.

The scheme is aimed at owner occupiers only and is free to use if you meet the council eligibility criteria.

Local handymen and tradespeople will be engaged by the council to ensure your home is safe and habitable.

This can include:

  • Removing hazards from your home,
  • Help with electrical work,
  • Repairs to roofing,
  • UPVC windows and doors replacement
  • Advice on fire alarms and security equipment

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Energy Bills Support Scheme

£400 help with energy bills for households in Great Britain from this October.This automatic, non-repayable discount will be applied in six instalments between October 2022 and March 2023 to help households through winter.There is no need to apply for the scheme and you will not be asked for your bank details.

Find out more information

Pensioner Cost of Living Payment

In the winter months pensioners can get between £100 and £300 to help pay heating bills.

This winter, they will also receive an extra one-off £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment, which will be paid as an automatic top-up to the Winter Fuel Payment.

Check if you’re eligible for the Pensioner Cost of Living Payment



 Free Prescription Charges

Everyone over the age of 60 in the UK is entitled to free prescriptions &  a free NHS sight test.


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