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Cost of living support: Help with energy bills


  1. Overview
  2. Cost of Living Payments from the government
  3. Help with energy bills
  4. Household Support Fund
  5. Other support and advice

Help with energy bills

£400 reduction on energy bills

£400 will be taken off your energy bill automatically from October 2022.

This does not need to be paid back and requires no action.

This is a government scheme - South Tyneside Council is not responsible for administering this support.

See GOV.UK: Help with your bills

Council Tax £150 energy rebate

Applications for the Council Tax £150 energy rebate have now closed.

See Council Tax £150 energy rebate

Help with energy bills


The government website has guidance on:

  • Cold weather payments if you get certain benefits
  • Warm Home Discount for low-income households
  • 0% VAT on energy saving materials
  • Budgeting loans
  • Social tariffs for cheaper phone and broadband
  • Help paying your water bill

See GOV.UK: Cost of living support - Help with your bills

South Tyneside Homes

The South Tyneside Homes website has guidance on:

  • Help with energy bills if you're struggling or unable to pay
  • What to do if you are confused about your bill
  • Getting the best deal from your energy supplier
  • Smart meters

See South Tyneside Homes: Energy bills

Next page: Household Support Fund

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  • Hawthorne
    Rolling Mill Road
    Viking Industrial Park
    Tyne and Wear
    United Kingdom
    NE32 3DP

  • 0191 424 4333

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