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Energy grants

If you cannot afford to top up your prepayment meter, contact your energy supplier to check if they have grants available. 

Find out more about energy grants

Scottish Welfare Fund Crisis Grant

If you need help with the costs of an emergency, you can apply for a Crisis Grant from the Scottish Welfare Fund. This includes the costs of heating your home.

You do not need to pay the grant back. 

You need to meet all of the eligibility criteria to apply. You can apply if you're:

  • aged 16 or older
  • on a low income 

How to get a Crisis Grant

You need to apply through your local council. 

Find out more about the Scottish Welfare Fund

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