Cold weather payment
Last updated: 22/01/2020
Who can get cold weather payments?
Cold weather payments are usually paid automatically if you receive:
- income support
- income-based jobseeker’s allowance
- income-related employment and support allowance
- pension credit
- universal credit
- disability premium
- have a child under five or a child with a disability.
How are cold weather payments made?
The Cold weather Payment of £25 is paid for each seven-day period for temperatures of 0°C and below, between 1 November and 31 March.
If you don’t receive your Cold Weather Payment tell your Jobcentre Plus office or call the Universal Credit helpline 0800 328 9344.Read more