Winter fuel payment

If you were born on or before 5 April 1954 you could get up to £300 towards your heating bills.

The tax-free annual benefit is normally paid from November but most payments are made by Christmas.

Any money you get towards your heating bill will not affect any other benefits.

For more information and to download an application form please visit Gov.uk.

Winter fuel helpline

Telephone: 08459 15 15 15

Age UK Harrow

Offering advocacy to older people in the community over the age of 60. Drop-ins on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 10am-1pm. All other times by appointment

Telephone: 020 8861 7980

Energy and efficiency helpline