The city of Groningen will continue to have access to winter heating support from the low-income energy support package. announced January 4th.
The grant application period has been extended until February 28, 2023, or until funding runs out. The Low Income Energy Assistance Package is a program that offers her one-time payments to help eligible households pay their utility bills. Applications for this assistance have been ongoing since the beginning of November.
To be eligible, your household income must be between 120% and 140% of the social assistance threshold. This amount usually varies between €1,310.05 and €1,715.94 for singles and €1,871.50 and €2,324.50 for married couples, but you can find an exact figure. Here.
Eligible applicants will receive a lump sum payment of EUR 600.
Energy Assistance Benefits cannot be claimed if:
- homeless or homeless
- Under 21
- Residents of mental health facilities
- Students eligible for student grants under the Dutch Student Finance Act 2000 (Wet studyfinanciering 2000).
How to apply
Households can apply online through the DigiD portal at: dloket.groningen.nl, no need to go to an agency for application. If you are unsure if you are eligible for benefits or need help with your application, please visit: WIJ team near youIndividuals may also request more information by contacting the municipality by telephone.
https://northerntimes.nl/groningen-extends-deadline-for-energy-assistance/ Groningen extends deadline for energy aid – The Northern Times