£200 Winter Fuel Support 2022-23

Eligible households can claim a one-off £200 payment from their local authority. The money is to provide support towards paying winter fuel bills. This is in addition to the winter fuel payment offered by the UK Government.

The payment will be available to all eligible energy customers regardless of how they pay for fuel. This includes payments made on a pre-payment meter, by direct debit, paid quarterly or for those who use off-grid fuel.

Applicants must also be responsible for paying the energy bills for the property.

The scheme will be open to households where an applicant is in receipt of one of the qualifying benefits between 1st September to 31st January 2023:

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • Working Tax Credits
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Pension Credit
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carers Allowance
  • Contributory Benefits
  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (CTRS)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • War Pension Mobility Supplement

If you do not receive one of the qualifying benefits above but someone who lives with you is in receipt of one of the below between 1st September 2022 to 31st January 2023:

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment
  • Constant Attendance Allowance
  • War Pension Mobility Supplement

If you have recently applied for and received the £150 linked to your Council Tax Account (Cost of Living £150 Support Payment), this Wales Winter Fuel Support payment will automatically be paid into your bank account.

If not, the application opens 26th September 2022 and closes 28th February 2023.