You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits or Support for Mortgage Interest.
You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below over 7 consecutive days.
You’ll get £25 for each 7 day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.
The Cold Weather Payment scheme runs from 1 November 2022 to 31 March 2023. Check if you can get a payment in your area.
Cold Weather Payments are different to Winter Fuel Payments.
If you live in Scotland
You cannot get Cold Weather Payments.
You might get an annual £50 Winter Heating Payment instead. You’ll get this payment regardless of weather conditions in your area.