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Government of Jersey Winter Support

 

As part of the Government’s approved mini-budget, for 2022 a package of support has been designed to help Islanders with the rising cost of living.

We want to make sure that as many people as possible are aware of the benefits they could be entitled to and accessing them this winter.

This includes:

Community costs bonus – a one-off household payment of £516.50

Cold weather bonus – temporarily increased to £70 a month (paid in two household payments of £210)

In addition to the changes made by the mini-budget, other benefits are also available to Islanders on lower incomes, these include:

  • Income support – helping lower income households with living costs
  • Pension plus – supports low income pensioners with a range of health costs
  • TV licence benefit – free TV licence for over 75’s
  • Christmas bonus – a one off payment made at Christmas

For Further details see link below or visit gov.je/benefits or contact the team at Customer and Local Services to find out more on 444444.

Government of Jersey Winter Support