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Child Winter Heating Assistance

Child Winter Heating Assistance

Child Winter Heating Assistance is a new benefit that will deliver an additional payment of £202 to children and young people in receipt of the highest rate care component of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or enhanced Personal Independence Payment daily living component for each child under 19 years old to help heat their homes. Payments will start to be issued directly into client bank accounts by 31st December 2021.

Payment will be made automatically if all of the 3 following criteria apply as of 20th September 21

• your child is under the age of 19 AND
• your child is living in Scotland AND
• your child receives Disability Living Allowance high care component or Personal Independence Payment enhanced daily living care component

A letter will be sent to those who qualify.