Warm Home Discount Scheme – Applications Now Open for some suppliers. Check below to see if you can apply for yours.
Warm Home discount scheme (WHDS) offers a one-off payment of £140 (inclusive of VAT) towards the energy bills of households that need it most in England, Scotland and Wales.
The scheme was introduced by the Government in April 2011 and administered by energy suppliers. The discount is provided to eligible customers as a payment credited to their energy account, or as a £140 credit on their prepayment card or key, during the winter.
Remember, even if you had had the Warm Home Discount before, you still need to re-apply EVERY YEAR. It is not an automatic process so don’t miss out.
When will I receive my payment?
If you are eligible and have been accepted for the discount. You will usually receive the payment between September- March. The money is not paid to you, it is usually added as a credit onto your bill/account/ pre-payment meter. In some cases, you may be sent a voucher to take with you when you next top up your meter.
A full list of energy suppliers is available HERE. If you need any further help you can contact the Warm Home Discount helpline on:
Telephone: 0800 731 0214
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm