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Fuel Vouchers available through Covid Winter Grant Scheme

Financial support is available for Nottingham City residents in receipt of Council Tax Support to help with rising fuel costs.

2,000 vouchers are currently available as part of this scheme and eligible applicants will be chosen on a first-come-first-served basis.

The scheme ensures successful applicants are issued with a £49 fuel voucher to help with electric, gas and water costs.

Who is not eligible

Residents that are currently in receipt of the following benefits are NOT eligible for the grant:

  • Self-Isolation Payment
  • Must not have received a support grant from HMRC/Local Authority
  • Must not have received a support grant from their energy supplier

As this is a hardship fund, residents must also:

  • Not have more than £30 credit on their prepayment meter
  • Owe more than £50 to their utility company, for credit billing customers

How to apply

Residents will need to apply for the scheme by providing the following details to Nottingham City Council:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Council Tax reference number
  • Contact telephone number
  • Email address

Call the council on 0115 955 6677 between Monday and Friday, 9am-3pm. Press option 5 and then option 6.

Alternatively, you can email the council with your telephone number to request a call back, email customersupport@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

 

Category: 
Funding and Fundraising
Date Posted: 
Tuesday, 9 March, 2021

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