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Pensioners Help- See What You Can Claim In 2023

Pensioners Help- See What You Can Claim In 2023

Pensioners Help- See What You Can Claim In 2023

Pensioners Help- See What You Can Claim In 2023

£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.

The most important age concern grant to help you with the cost of living are the various heating  & insulation grants which are currently free of charge to Oaps on Pension Credit

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

 

 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.

 

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 Free  Insulation For Over 70s

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Free Insulation – Loft & Walls

These grants can save you hundreds of ££ off your heating bills.

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.

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

APPLY FOR A FREE INSULATION GRANT IF YOU RECEIVE PENSION CREDIT

 

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 Age Concern Boiler Replacement

 

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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!

 

 Age Concern Boiler Replacement For Pensioners & Over 60s РWho Qualifies?

To qualify for  a New Boiler Grant :

  • Your boiler has to be over 17¬† Years old or a back boiler behind the fire¬†¬† AND
  • A resident at the property has to be claiming PENSION CREDIT – either Savings Credit Or Guarantee Credit

Boilers over 17 years old should be updated sooner rather than later as the reduced performance and efficiency will cost you money in the long run.

 

 

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MORE USEFUL RESOURCES FOR PENSIONERS

 

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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

 

 Pensioners Help With Fuel Bills

There are lots of  help for pensioners with their energy bills. All the below  payments will greatly help our pensioners this winter.

Do check if you qualify for them.

 

Warm Home Discount

The Warm Home Discount is a government scheme introduced in 2011  to help tackle fuel poverty and provide people with the financial help  needed to stay warm during the winter months

This autumn nearly three million low-income households are eligible for a £150 rebate on their winter electricity bills.

This one-off payment of £150 is just one of a number of schemes that can offer financial help during the colder months.

Please note that if you are living in a mobile or park home, there is a separate application process.

Warm Home Discount Helpline   0800 731 0214 or   Check with your energy supplier to see if you are eligible

 

 

Winter Fuel Payments

The Winter Fuel Payment was introduced in 1997 and is an annual tax-free heating allowance of between £100 and £300 made to those over pensionable age who may require assistance with their heating costs during the winter.

The payment  is usually credited to your electricity bill by your supplier, or you will receive a voucher to redeem if you’re a pay-as-you-go customer.

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.

The winter fuel payment is not means-tested, which means you can still qualify if you’re working or claiming benefits.

Check if you’re eligible for the Winter Fuel Payment

 

 

 Cold Weather Payments

The Cold Weather Payment is a winter fuel allowance granted by the government to those who meet the qualifying criteria.

If you’re eligible, you could be due a payment of £25 every time the average temperature in your area hits zero degrees celsius or below, for seven or more consecutive days between 1st November and 31st March.

Check if you’re eligible

Over 60s – Boiler Replacement

If you are over 60 but not yet receiving a pension, you will need to be on a means tested benefit to qualify for the Free Boiler.

Benefits include:

Child Benefit¬†¬† ‚Äď ¬†¬† Child & Working Tax Credits ‚Äst¬†¬†¬† Employment & Support Allowance-¬†¬†¬† Housing Benefit

Income Support¬† ‚Äst Job Seekers Allowance¬†¬† ‚Äst Universal Credit

 

A New Boiler Will Save On Your Fuel Bills !

  • New boilers are now over 90%
  • super-efficient with minimal wastage in heat efficiency.

This means that every pound you pay for gas heating, you actually achieve 90 pence worth of heat.

This compares with the older boilers giving you only 60- 70 pence worth of heat for every pound. Make good sense to upgrade now while the boiler scrappage scheme is still live.

This Government Free boiler scheme has been live since 2013 and has been a massive help for pensioners who cannot afford to change their boilers.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Pensioners Help- See What You Can Claim In 2023”

  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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