Help with household costs for pensioners – APPLY ASAP Sept 2022

News from Age UK Surrey

The government has issued financial support called the Household Support Fund which has been made available locally through Surrey County Council and selected organisations, which Age UK Surrey is one.

The fund is available to apply to until 30th September and gives direct financial support to pay gas, water and/or electricity bills potentially including arrears.  The value of any individual funding award will be dependent upon individual circumstances.

Eligibility for the fund includes pensioners, families with children on low incomes and single householders on fixed incomes.  Age UK Surrey has an allocation, while funds last, to support eligible pensioners.  

To find out if you are eligible and to receive support with applying Age UK Surrey is holding drop-in sessions:

At: The Clockhouse Community Centre, Chapel Lane, Milford, GU8 5EZ

On:  Tuesday 6th September and Thursday 8th September

Time:  10:00am – 3:00pm

Please bring your utility bill(s) with you and your estimated weekly income and household expenditure for example, food/telephone/mortgage or rent.

Further drop-in sessions will be held in other locations during the month, please visit the Age UK Surrey website for further information.

To contact Age UK Surrey please telephone 01483 503414 or email