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Apply for Pension Credit energy support

If you are on Pension Credit and live within B&NES, you are entitled to a one-off payment of £100 to help you with rising energy costs. 

The government recently announced a £500 million increase for the Household Support Fund.  This fund exists to help those in need with the rising cost of living.

As your local authority, we will deliver payments from the Household Support Fund if you are eligible. 

Eligibility

To apply for this one-off payment of £100, all of the following criteria must be true:

  • you currently receive Pension Credit
  • you live within Bath & North East Somerset
  • you have received a letter from us about the Household Support Fund

Before you start

To complete your application you will need your unique reference number. If we sent you a letter about the Household Support Fund, this is where you'll find your reference number.

Apply for Pension Credit energy support

If you receive Pension Credit, have received a letter from us about the Household Support Fund and have a unique reference number, please complete our online form to apply for the one-off payment of £100.

Apply for Pension Credit energy support

WarningPlease be aware that applications close on 30 September 2022

Contact us for assistance

If you need help completing the online application, are unable to apply online or have any questions about the Household Support Fund, please contact us. 

Email us at hsf@bathnes.gov.uk or call us on 01225 477777 and select call option 4.