Help through the Fuel Bank Foundation with whom we are referral partners https://www.fuelbankfoundation.org
The Financial Insecurity Fund is available to anyone living in the Perth & Kinross area who is in receipt of a low income and who is struggling financially. PKC may be able to provide some financial assistance if you are struggling with debts, including: If you have fuel debts e.g. gas, electricity, oil, coal. There is more detail on the MY PKC web page
Or please Contact us for more details
The Priority service register helps ensure support is provided to those that qualify if power or water is disrupted. It is a simple process to register.
Who Qualifies and how do I register?
Winter Fuel Payment is a payment of between £100 and £300 to help towards your winter heating bills. If you were born on or before 5 October 1954 and you get the State Pension or another social security benefit, then you may be eligible https://www.gov.uk/winter-fuel-payment/how-to-claim
The Warm Home Discount is a one off discount of £140 off your winter electricity bill between September and March. You may be eligible if you claim the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit or are on a low income
Establishing a local group can make it possible to negotiate cheaper costs for oil and gas purchase and delivery.
Warm Connections is a referral partner for this fund, which makes a financial contribution direct to your energy company to reduce or pay off your fuel debt. Please contact us if you have accumulating fuel debt.
You could receive a payment of £25 if the average temperature in your area drops below zero for seven days in a row. You may be eligible if you claim certain means-tested benefits. https://coldweatherpayments.dwp.gov.uk/