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, or if you live in a rural area miles from the gas main, please call us. We may still be able to help you. 

For more information please contact Keep Shropshire Warm.