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Help with low income

Energy surcharge

Energy prices are still very high. That is why the government (government) has decided to also give an energy surcharge to residents with a low income in 2023. It is not yet known who will receive the energy surcharge. That is why you cannot yet apply for the 2023 energy allowance. We hope to know more about these conditions after summer 2023.

Do you want to know how you can save energy yourself? Go to the page Saving and paying for energy.

Can I apply for the energy allowance for 2023?

No, that is not possible yet. The government (government) has decided to also give an energy surcharge to residents with a low income in 2023. At the moment it is not yet known who will receive the energy surcharge. That is why you cannot yet apply for the 2023 energy allowance. We hope to know more about these conditions after the summer.

Fixed 500 euros for households with the 2022 energy allowance

Have you received the energy surcharge 2022? Then you will receive a fixed amount of 500 euros from the energy allowance for 2023 from the municipality. You do not have to do anything for this. We transfer the amount to the account number known to us. You will receive a letter with more information around March 13. The money will be in your account mid-March. Read more in the news item on www.tilburg.nl.

 

How do I apply for the 2022 energy allowance?

The application period has expired. You can no longer apply for the energy allowance for 2022.

When will I hear whether I will receive the 2022 energy allowance?

Did you apply for the energy allowance in 2022? Then we will ensure that you receive an answer within 8 weeks. Sometimes we need additional information. Then we will contact you.

Can I get help applying for the energy allowance 2022?

For help with the application, go to the consultation hour of the Forms Help without an appointment. More about the Forms Help >

Can I object if my application for the energy allowance 2022 has been rejected?

Have you received a rejection and disagree with it? Then you can within 6 weeks to object (DigiD required).

I need financial help because I can't pay my utility bill.

Get help if you can't pay your utility bill. For example, by making a payment agreement with the energy company or by contacting Debt Assistance. More about debt assistance.

Temporary Emergency Fund Energy (closed)

Have you applied for all possible jars for the energy bill and are you still unable to pay the bill? Then there is the Temporary Emergency Fund Energy. From this fund, the central government and energy suppliers pay part of the energy bill for 6 months. The Emergency Fund will be closed on May 5 at 12:00 PM. You can no longer apply.