Extra help for pensioners
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
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 state pension age 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
You may be entitled to help with various health costs, including prescriptions, eye tests and dental treatment.
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