Can I get a free boiler on pip (Personal Independence Payment)?
Yes, Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is one of the benefits included in the ECO scheme. People with long term ill health or disabilities are able to qualify for a free boiler grant, provided they meet the other criteria set by the government as well. There other criteria that they would need to meet is that they need to be a homeowner, or the person residing on the property needs to be a homeowner and the boiler on the property needs to be at least 6 years or older.
Claim for new boiler grant – Disabled
Claim your new boiler grant without delay if you receive:
Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) with an Income Related award
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children
Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Attendance Allowance (AA)
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB)
Severe Disablement Allowance
You may be receiving ESA if you have not reached the State Pension age and your health is affecting your ability to work
Please double check your benefits paperwork for Employment and Support Allowance with an Income Related award before proceeding with free boiler scheme 2021 as it may have been replaced with Universal Credit.
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children may help with the extra costs of looking after a child who is under 16 and has difficulties walking or needs to be looked after
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for disabled people aged 16 to 64
If you’re 65 or over and do not get DLA, you can apply for Attendance Allowance instead
You might get Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) if you become ill or are disabled because of an accident or disease either at work or on an approved training
You can claim Constant Attendance Allowance if you get and you need daily care and attention because of a disability
Severe Disablement Allowance has been replaced with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). However, although it is no longer possible to make a claim for SDA, individuals who are already receiving the benefit have continued to do so