Help to Heat offers grants for low income households, households in fuel poverty and residents receiving certain benefits.

The Help to Heat scheme, part of the Energy Company Obligation (ECO), supports residents in privately rented or privately owned homes fund energy efficiency and heating improvements.

The scheme supports residents receiving the following benefits:

Universal Credit Personal Independent Payment Living Allowance Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit Armed Forces Independent Payment
Tax Credits Carer's Allowance War Pensions Mobility Supplement Child Benefit (income thresholds apply)
Disability Living Allowance Severe Disablement Allowance Constant Attendance Allowance  

Low income households and households in fuel poverty can check eligibility for Help to Heat by calling Act on Energy on freephone 0800 988 2881.

Act on Energy offers free, impartial advice to householders. If you do not qualify for a grant from Help to Heat, Act on Energy can check your eligibility for other grants and offer advice on cutting your fuel bills.