Do You Qualify For A Cold Weather Payment?
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You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits.
This guide is also available in Welsh (Cymraeg).
You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below for 7 consecutive days.
The Cold Weather Payment scheme runs from 1 November to 31 March. Check if you can get a payment in your area.
You’ll get a payment of £25 for each 7 day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.
Cold Weather Payments are different to Winter Fuel Payments.