Pension and disability
Provides extra money to help with your living costs if you’re over State Pension age and on a low income and can also help with housing costs such as ground rent or service charges.
Phone: 0800 731 0469
Age UK Barnet
Later life planning service (aged over 55), free and confidential information and advice on welfare and benefits, housing or support services as well as how to keep healthy and active.
Winter Fuel Payments and Pensioner Cost of Living Payment
In the winter months pensioners can get between £100 and £300 to help pay heating bills.
This winter, they will also receive an extra £300 Pensioner Cost of Living Payment per household, which will be paid as an automatic top-up to the Winter Fuel Payment
Personal Independence Payment
Personal Independence Payment is gradually replacing the Disability Living Allowance for adults with long-term ill health or a disability.
Phone: 0800 917 2222
Disability Cost of Living Payment
Individuals on disability benefits will receive a one-off £150 payment in September to help with extra costs, such as for specialist equipment or transport.
They will also get the £650 Cost of Living Payment for disabled people who receive means tested benefits.