If you get the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit
You qualify for the discount if on 4 July 2021 all of the following apply:
- your energy supplier is part of the scheme
- your name (or your partner’s) is on the bill
- you or your partner are getting the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit (even if you get Savings Credit as well)
This is known as being in the ‘core group’.
How to apply
You’ll receive a letter between October and December 2021 telling you how to get the discount if you qualify.
Your letter will say if you need to call a helpline by 28 February 2022 to confirm your details.
Your electricity supplier will apply the discount to your bill by 31 March 2022.
If you do not get a letter
Contact the Warm Home Discount helpline if you do not get the letter by 31 December and you think you’re eligible for the ‘core group’.
Warm Home Discount helpline
Telephone: 0800 731 0214
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Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
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Warm Home Discount
Blue Zone, Ground Floor Phase 1
Do not contact the Warm Home Discount helpline if you’re not eligible for the ‘core group’.
Check if you’re eligible to apply another way.