Cold Weather Payment


    You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits, including Pension Credit Income Support income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance income-related Employment and Support Allowance Universal Credit. There are conditions to eligibility, please check the link below for more information.

    You’ll get a payment if the average temperature in your area is recorded as, or forecast to be, zero degrees celsius or below for 7 consecutive days.

    You’ll get £25 for each 7 day period of very cold weather between 1 November and 31 March.

    The Cold Weather Payment scheme runs from 1 November 2019 to 31 March 2020.

    Please click here to check if you can get a payment in your area.

    Cold Weather Payments are different to Winter Fuel Payments.

    More information on Cold Weather Payments is available at

    www.gov.uk/cold-weather-payment


    Tameside and Glossop

    Macmillan information and support service

    Tameside Macmillan Unit

    Tameside Hospital, Fountain Street

    Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 9RW

    Email Macmillan.info@tgh.nhs.uk

    Call 0161 922 5640

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    Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm 

    (Except Bank Holidays).

    Drop-in service, no appointment needed. However please contact us first if you are making a special journey, to ensure someone is available to see you.