If you’re entitled to a Winter Fuel Payment for winter 2022 to 2023, you will get an extra £300 for your household paid with your normal payment from November 2022. This is in addition to any Cost of Living Payment you get with your benefit or tax credits.
The full amount of Winter Fuel Payment you will get for winter 2022 to 2023 depends on your circumstances.
Your circumstances Born between 26 September 1942 and 25 September 1956 Amount if born on or before 25 September 1942
You qualify and live alone (or none of the people you live with qualify) £500 £600
You qualify and live with someone under 80 who also qualifies £250 £350
You qualify and live with someone 80 or over who also qualifies £250 £300
You qualify and live with a partner who qualifies, and either of you gets certain benefits £500 – only one of you will get the payment £600 – only one of you will get the payment
You qualify and live with someone (not your partner) who qualifies, and either of you gets certain benefits £500 – you’ll both get the payment £600 – you’ll both get the payment
You qualify, live in a care home and do not get certain benefits £250 £300
If you would like any advice or assistance in relation to this, please contact one of CHA’s Financial Inclusion Team by using the contact details listed below.