Additional support for older people and disabled people

Support and advice for older people

Age UK Gloucestershire

Age UK Gloucestershire are here to help people to navigate later life, live independently at home for as long as they wish to and connect socially within their community.

Winter fuel payment

If you were born on or before 25 September 1956 you could be eligible for a Winter Fuel Payment between £250 and £600 to help you pay your heating bills.

Support and advice for disabled people

Council tax disabled band relief

You may be able to get a reduction on your council tax bill through disabled band relief if you, or an adult or child living with you, is permanently disabled.

Disability cost of living payment

If you're getting a disability benefit you will automatically receive a £150 disability cost of living payment from the government from September 2022.

If you're not getting benefits:

You should start a claim as soon as possible if you're eligible.