However, anyone who meets the eligibility criteria who does not receive a Cold Weather Payment is encouraged to reach out to their pension centre or Jobcentre Plus for assistance.
Getting support from the Cold Weather Payment scheme does not affect someone’s ability to claim other benefits from the DWP.
Other benefits which are available to Pension Credit claimants are Winter Fuel Payments, which also help those suffering from fuel poverty.
Similar to Cold Weather Payments, Winter Fuel Payments are automatically paid to claimants and see households receiving between £100 to £300 to pay their heating bills.
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