• Help to Heat


      We’re supporting
    low-income and
    vulnerable people by
    offering free or
    discounted connections
    to our gas network.
     

     

    You must be living in our network area. Use our postcode checker on the right to find out.

    You could qualify if you:

      

    • receive certain income-related benefits
    • live in one of the top 25% most deprived areas within our network area
    • are in 'fuel poverty' according to current government definitions

     

    Landlords and local authorities can also apply but homes under construction, conversions and empty buildings are excluded from our 'Help to Heat' scheme, as are commercial premises.

     
    Check if you qualify

     

     

    What you'll need:

      

    • Proof of eligibility
    • Arrangements should be in place for the installation of a gas central heating system

     

    How can you apply?

     

    Call our partner, YES Energy Solutions, on 0800 183 0025 or email sgn@yesenergysolutions.co.uk.

     

    Guidelines:

     

    • Our partner YES Energy Solutions will assess if you are living in one of the top 25% most deprived areas within our network area or living in fuel poverty.

    •  As of 1 April 2016, income-related State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit Income (with income of less than £16,010) OR Working Tax Credit (with income of less than £16,010) and with either a disabled worker/disability element and/or aged over 60 and/or with responsibility for a child under 20 in full-,time education OR Income-based Jobseekers Allowance either with disability premium/child disability premium and/or pensioner premium and/or responsibility for a child under 20 in full-time education OR Income Support either with disability premium/child disability premium and/or pensioner premium and/or responsibility for a child under 20 in full-time education OR Income-related Employment and Support allowance with either a work related activity/support component and/or disability premium/child disability premium and/or pensioner premium and/or responsibility for a child under 20 in full-time education OR Universal Credit (with a net monthly income of less than £1,250) with either limited capacity to work/work related activity and/or Disability Living Allowance/ Personal Independent Payment and/or responsibility for a child under 20 in full-time education.
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    • As of 1 April 2016, This the following benefits no longer apply: Working Tax Credit (may still qualify with additional criteria, please see above), Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Income Support (may still qualify with additional criteria, please see above), Housing Benefit,  Council Tax Benefit, War Disablement Pension, Income-based Jobseekers Allowance (may still qualify with additional criteria, please see above) and Income-related Employment and Support allowance (may still qualify with additional criteria, please see above).
     
  • Type in your postcode to check we operate in your area:


    Yes, this postcode is within our operating regions.


    The property is outside of SGN's operating regions but energynetworks.org may help you identify the right contact.

    Please note that this check only informs you if SGN covers your postcode area, it does not inform you if there are gas assets at your location, in particular if you are on or near the boundary. Before starting any work please contact the SGN plant protection team on 0800 912 1722 or email plantlocation@sgn.co.uk.


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