Am I Eligible?

Are you eligible for one of our insulation grants?

All homes in Britain are eligible for an insulation grant, regardless of income.  However, people who do receive certain benefits are entitled to a higher grant.  If you are on benefit, see below to see if you are eligible for the higher grant.

You should be eligible for the higher grant if you receive one of these benefits:

State Pension Credit – This does not include just the normal state pension
Child Tax Credit – With a Relevant Income below £16,010 a year

Or one of these combinations:

Combination 1:

Receive one of the following:

  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income Support

Plus one of the below:

  • are responsible for a child under the age of 16 who resides with them
  • are responsible for a child 16 or over but under the age of 20 who resides with them and is in full-time
  • education (other than higher education) or approved training
  • receive a disabled child premium
  • receive a disability premium, enhanced disability premium or severe disability premium
  • receive a pensioner premium, higher pensioner premium or enhanced pensioner premium
  • receive child tax credit which includes a disability or severe disability element
  • are in a work related activity or receive a support component (only with Income-related Employment and Support Allowance).

Combination 2:

Receive Working Tax Credit with relevant income £16,010 or less.

Plus one of the below:

  • are responsible for a child under the age of 16 who resides with them
  • are responsible for a child 16 or over but under the age of 20 who resides with them and is in full-time
  • education (other than higher education) or approved training
  • receive a disability or severe disability element
  • are aged 60 or over

Combination 3:

Receive Universal Credit with a monthly earned income of £1,250 or less in any one of the assessment periods in the previous 12 months

Plus one of the below:

  • are responsible for a child under the age of 16 who resides with them
  • are responsible for a qualifying young person 16 or over but under the age of 20 who resides with
  • them and is in full-time education (other than advanced education) or approved training
  • have limited capability for work, or limited capability for work and work-related activity
  • receive Disability Living Allowance
  • receive Personal Independence Payment