Support to help pay for energy costs if you live in Scotland

If you get the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit, or

Are on a low income

You could check if you are eligible for:

Warm Home Discount

This pays £150 towards your electricity bill. It is managed by energy suppliers who have chosen to take part.

To find out if you can get this, you will need to know who your electricity supplier is. If you aren’t sure, we tell you how to find out who supplies your energy here.

If you get the Guarantee Credit element of Pension Credit, you can find out if you can get this and how to claim, here.

If you’re on low income, visit this page to find out if you can get Warm Home Discount and how to claim.

If you get low-income benefits and have extra heating needs.

You could check if you are eligible for:

Winter Heating Payment

This is a payment towards your heating costs. It is paid during the winter automatically into the same account you get other benefits paid into.

You can find out more about Winter Heating Payment, including if you are eligible here.