Cost of living payments available
There are payments available from both the UK and Welsh governments to help with the cost of living.
UK Government help with the cost of living
This link will take you to the UK Government website. Details of the cost of living payments are under the household costs section.
Welsh Government help with the cost of living
This link will take you to the Welsh Government website.
Cost of living payment - discretionary scheme
The Welsh Government has provided additional funding to each local authority to enable them to provide support under a discretionary scheme, to help households considered to be in need of assistance with their living costs.
Alternative energy support schemes
The UK Government have set up further schemes to provide certain households with help towards their energy costs. These support payments are funded by HM Government.
Welsh Government Fuel Support Scheme 2022/23
This Welsh Government Fuel Support Scheme 2022/2023 is now closed.
Emergency winter fuel support for off grid fuel costs
The Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF) is able to offer support again this winter for off-grid fuel costs.