PEMBROKESHIRE residents are being reminded about the Welsh Government’s Fuel Support Scheme which provides £200 per household for eligible customers.
The £200 payment is to provide support towards paying fuel bills and is available to all eligible households, regardless of how they pay for fuel.
Eligible households are urged to apply.
Who can apply?
The scheme is open to eligible households, where an applicant is responsible for paying the fuel costs for the property and they or their partner are in receipt of one of the qualifying benefits between September 1, 2022 and January 31, 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 (means tested) (CTRS)
The full criteria and application form is available via: https://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/benefits-support-and-grants/welsh-government-fuel-support-scheme-202223
Applications are open until 5pm on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.
If you have problems filling in the application form, please call 01437 764551 for assistance.
After application there will be some checks to confirm eligibility.