Child Winter Heating Assistance
Help is available for disabled children and young people under the age of 19.
Those with certain benefits can receive £214.10 towards household bills this winter.
Who can get Child Winter Heating Assistance?
The child or young person needs to receive one or more of:
- The highest rate of the care component of Child Disability Payment
- The highest rate of the care component of Disability Living Allowance for children
- The enhanced daily living component of Personal Independence Payment
- The enhanced rate of the daily living component of Adult Disability Payment.
How do I get the Child Winter Heating Assistance?
Child Winter Heating Assistance should be paid automatically. It usually goes into your bank account at the same time as any benefits.
If you have questions about the scheme, Social Security Scotland can help.
You can call Social Security Scotland on 0800 182 2222.