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 1952.
Who can apply
This benefit is aimed at people over the state pension age.
You’ll qualify for Winter Fuel Payment if:
- You were born on or before 5 July 1952 (for winter 2014 to 2015 - this date changes every year)
- You’ll be living in the UK throughout the week of 15 to 21 September 2014.
How to apply
- Visit the GOV.UK website to download an application form
- Call 0845 915 1515.
Visit the GOV.UK Winter Fuel Payment pages.