Applications for a winter fuel support scheme for Denbighshire residents are still open.
County Council is administering the Welsh Government Winter Fuel Support Scheme
which offers eligible households to claim a one-off £100 payment to provide
support towards paying winter fuel bills.
opened on December 13 over 4,000 people have applied to the scheme and
over 2,000 payments have already been processed.
The payment is
available to qualified households who already receive support from at least one
of the below schemes listed below, regardless of how bills are paid; provided
you are responsible for the payment of the fuel bill or pre-payment meter;
- One member is in receipt of
- Income Based Job
- Income Based
Employment and Support Allowance
- Universal Credit
- Working Tax Credits at any
time between 1 December 2021 and 31 January 2022
Thompson-Hill, Denbighshire County Council’s Lead Member for Finance,
Performance and Strategic Assets, said: “Since the scheme was rolled out, the
council have been working in conjunction with Welsh Government officers to
ensure that all qualifying residents in Denbighshire receive payments as
quickly as possible.”
large number of qualifying residents have already received their payment, we
are still reaching out to ensure that eligible residents who haven’t yet
processed their application, do this before it is too late.”
applications must be received by February 18, 2022.
* For more
information or to apply for the scheme visit www.denbighshire.gov.uk/benefits