What is a Warm Front Grant?

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Central Heating Grant is a government-funded scheme which provides grants to make your bungalow warmer, healthier and more energy efficient. Heating Grants provides energy-efficiency advice, energy-efficient light bulbs and a package of insulation and heating improvements which are tailored to each property up to the value of £3,500.

People receiving assistance from Warm Front scheme could receive a combination of the following
• Insulation improvements
• Loft insulation
• Draught proofing
• Cavity-wall insulation
• Hot water tank insulation

Heating improvements
• Gas, electric or oil central heating
• Repairs to your existing heating system
• Converting a solid-fuel open fire to a glass-fronted fire

Some homes that need oil central heating may receive a Government Grant for Central Heating of up to £6,000.

Who is it for?
If you own your apartment or rent from a private landlord, you may be able to claim a grant of up to £3,500 under the Government Central Heating Grant.


You can claim if you receive one or more of the following:
• Working Tax Credit (with an income of less than £15,460 and which must include a disability element)
• Child Tax Credit (with an income of less than £15,460)
• Attendance Allowance
• Disability Living Allowance
• Income Support (which must include a disability premium)
• Housing Benefit (which must include a disability premium)
• Council Tax Benefit (which must include a disability premium)
• War Disablement pension (which must include a mobility supplement or Constant Attendance Allowance)
• Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (which must include Constant Attendance Allowance)

You can claim if you have a child under 16 or are pregnant and have a maternity certificate MAT B1, and are also receiving one or more of the following:
• Income Support
• Housing Benefit
• Council Tax Benefit
• Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
• Pension Credit

You can also claim if you are 60 and over and are receiving one or more of the following:

• Income Support
• Council Tax Benefit
• Housing Benefit
• Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
• Pension Credit

How much will it cost?
It will cost NOTHING, as long as the cost of the work falls within the amount of grant you are entitled to.

How do you apply for the Warm Front Grant?
For advice on accessing the Warm Front scheme visit the BGC Ltd at Burslem, Stoke-On-Trent or ring 0800 043 0345 or visit our website at www.bgcgas.co.uk

BGC Ltd
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