There For You (UNISON Welfare)

There For YouMembers experiencing financial and emotional difficulties can contact our welfare charity, There for You, which provides a confidential advice and support service for members and their dependants.

Contact us via your branch welfare officer or branch secretary. You can also be put in touch with the Scottish Welfare Committee by phoning 0845 355 0845. See the UNISON UK Welfare pages for  information, advice, Debtline Support, Wellbeing Breaks, financial assistance and much more.

Useful links

Guide and application form: A useful guide to assist Branch Welfare Officers and members in understanding why we ask the questions we do on the form.

There For You – How we can help

Here is a useful presentation on how Branch ...

A celebration of 2016

Slides celebrating There For You achievements in 2016 ...

Social Welfare Training Benefits Poster

Update for 2017-18 of the very useful Benefits ...

Social Welfare Training Benefits Poster

A really helpful Benefits Rates 2016-17 poster from ...

Auriga Water Trust Presentation

Grant giving, social tariff schemes, benefit checks, debt ...

Quaker Social Action Presentation

They helped save clients around £1,716 against the ...

A celebration of 2015

Slides celebrating There For You achievements in 2015 ...

Trussell Trust Foodbank Presentation

Powerpoint presentation on the Trussell Trust’s foodbank network ...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Winter Fuel Grant 2017-18 launches 4 December

There for You’s Winter Fuel Grant launches on 4 December 2017 and runs until the closing date of 16 February 2018 One-off grants may be payable up to £50 per ...
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Andy Douglas

Andy’s Welfare Fund Pyrenees Adventure

Andy Douglas of the Stirling Branch trained hard for his latest adventure in May - a 26 mile walk through the beautiful Pyrenees to raise money for a cause close ...
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New Lanark Family Fun Day 27 August

Our UNISON members, family and friends fun day is on Sunday 27 August at New Lanark world heritage site. See the poster on the right which I would appreciate if you ...
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School uniform grants

School uniform grants

The 2017 deadline was 21 July but check back here for next year's scheme. Families on low incomes can struggle to make ends meet, especially just before the start of ...
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Andy Douglas

Sponsor Andy for UNISON’s Welfare Fund

Stirling Branch's Andy Douglas will be heading to the Pyrenees as part of a group of 16 with three from Scotland to raise money for UNISON's 'There For You' charity. They will be ...
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Winter Fuel Grant poster

Winter Fuel Grant launches 1 December

There for You’s Winter Fuel Grant which launches on Thursday 1st December 2016 and runs until the closing date of 17th February 2017 Please note that this year eligibility now ...
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