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Extra help for pensioners

Older CouplePension Credit

If you’re 60 or over you can apply for Pension Credit to top up your income to a weekly minimum

Help with fuel bills

Cold weather payment

Winter fuel payment

If you’re on a low income you may be able to claim up to £1,500 for energy efficiency and heating improvements for your home

If you are disabled

You can get Attendance Allowance if you’re aged 65 or over and need help with personal care because of an illness or disability.

If you’re severely disabled, someone who looks after you may be able to claim Carer’s Allowance. If you look after someone who’s severely disabled, you may be able to claim Carer’s Allowance

Help with health costs

If you’re aged 60 or over you may be entitled to help with various health costs, including prescriptions, eye tests and dental treatment.

TV licence reduction fee

You can get a free television licence if you’re aged 75 or over - and pay a reduced fee when renewing between age 74 and 75.

War Widow’s/Widower’s pension

You can claim a tax-free pension if your husband or wife died because of war service or received a War Pension or related allowance.

Who can I contact for more information?

To find out more about pension credit, you should contact the Pension Service directly

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Extra help for pensioners

Pension Credit

If you’re 60 or over you can apply for Pension Credit to top up your income to a weekly minimum

Help with fuel bills

Cold weather payment

Winter fuel payment

If you’re on a low income you may be able to claim up to £1,500 for energy efficiency and heating improvements for your home

If you are disabled

You can get Attendance Allowance if you’re aged 65 or over and need help with personal care because of an illness or disability.

If you’re severely disabled, someone who looks after you may be able to claim Carer’s Allowance. If you look after someone who’s severely disabled, you may be able to claim Carer’s Allowance

Help with health costs

If you’re aged 60 or over you may be entitled to help with various health costs, including prescriptions, eye tests and dental treatment.

TV licence reduction fee

You can get a free television licence if you’re aged 75 or over - and pay a reduced fee when renewing between age 74 and 75.

War Widow’s/Widower’s pension

You can claim a tax-free pension if your husband or wife died because of war service or received a War Pension or related allowance.

Who can I contact for more information?

To find out more about pension credit, you should contact the Pension Service directly