Shropshire Council

Who is eligible?

Older lady touching a radiator

Warmer Homes Shropshire support is available to people who: 

  • Don't have gas central heating
  • Have low or no income
  • Are disabled
  • Are elderly
  • Have very young children

...or receive one of the following benefits:

  • Pension credit guarantee credit element
  • Income-related employment and support allowance (ESA)
  • Income-based job seeker's allowance (JSA)
  • Income support
  • Working and child tax credits
  • Universal credit
  • Child benefit

...on the condition that your annual income from all sources does not exceed the amounts below:

Two people in a kitchenSingle claimant

  • 1 child: £24,000
  • 2 children: £24,000
  • 3 children: £27,500
  • 4 children: £32,000

Member of a couple

  • 1 child: £25,500
  • 2 children: £30,000
  • 3 children: £34,500
  • 4 children: £39,000

...or, receives one of the newly introduced benefits:

  • Armed forces independence payment
  • Attendance allowance
  • Disability living allowance
  • Severe disablement allowance
  • War pensions mobility supplement
  • Industrial injuries disablement benefit
  • Personal independence payment
  • Constant attendance allowance

Man and childIf you don't meet any of the above criteria, but don't have central heating in your home, please call us. We may still be able to help you.

For more information please contact Keep Shropshire Warm.