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Warm Home Discount rebate

Are you eligible for a Warm Home Discount rebate?

To be eligible you must be in receipt of one of the following benefits:

  • the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit (even if you get Savings Credit as well)
  • Income Related Employment Support Allowance
  • Income Based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Universal Credit and is not in work or Self-Employed.


If the following statement applies you may also qualify, if your total gross household income is less than £16,190


There is a child permanently living in your household who:

  • is 5 years or under (born on or after 01st April 2011)
  • is 18 years or under in full time education (born on or after 01st April 1998)
  • is entitled to free school meals;


You or another member of your household:

  • receives Child Tax Credit or Working Tax Credit which includes a disability element or severe disability element, disabled child element or severely disabled child element or family element or Universal Credit Equivalent;
  • receives an Income Related Benefit which includes a disabled child premium, disability premium, severe disability premium, enhanced disability premium or Universal Credit Equivalent;
  • receives Pensioner Premium, Higher Pensioner Premium or Enhanced Pensioner Premium;
  • is in receipt of the limited Capability for work element with or without a work-related activity element;
  • is in receipt of the disabled child element;
  • receives Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Personal Independence Payment (PIP); Incapacity Benefit or Attendance Allowance;
  • is aged 63 or over;
  • receives exemption from NHS prescription charges (where applicable) and/or
  • your household's annual energy spend is, more than 10% of the annual income.

To apply for the Warm Homes Discount please take a look if you qualify here, which will direct you to the GOV.UK website which lists the electricity suppliers who are signed up to the scheme.

You must apply between October and March each year