APPLICATIONS for a winter fuel support scheme for Denbighshire are now open.

Denbighshire County Council is administering the Welsh Government Winter Fuel Support Scheme which offers eligible households to claim a one-off £100 payment to provide support towards paying winter fuel bills.

Applications for the scheme opened on December 13.

It is open to households where one member is in receipt of Income Support, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Income Based Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit or Working Tax Credits at any time between December 1, 2021 and January 31, 2022.

The payment will be available to all eligible households regardless of how they pay for fuel, this includes payments made on a pre-payment meter, by direct debit or by paying a bill quarterly.

Cllr Julian Thompson-Hill, Denbighshire County Council’s lead member for finance, performance and strategic assets, said: “We will be working with Welsh Government colleagues over the coming weeks to ensure this scheme runs as smoothly as possible for Denbighshire residents.

“We would encourage all those eligible to apply for this support scheme and we will process payments as quickly as possible for our residents.”

All applications must be received by February 18, 2022.

For more information or to apply for the scheme visit