Members 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.
Please note that the Winter Fuel Grant Programme is now closed. (22 Feb 21) There for You Winter has a limited fund to offer grants of up to £200 to ...Read More
Applications are now open for the Winter Fuel Grant 2019/20 Full details and posters and application forms and a Q and A are on the UK website here www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you/there-for-you-winter-fuel-grants/ Some ...Read More
Get help with the cost of school uniforms Families living on low incomes with children struggle constantly to make ends meet – and this can be particularly acute before the ...Read More
Happy 2019! It's a New Year and a new There for You newsletter! UNISON Scotland's Welfare Newsletter has had a redesign. The winter 2018/19 issue is out today with lots ...Read More
Scott Donohoe, Chair of UNISON's Scottish Housing Issues & Welfare Group, brought branch welfare officers up to date at their November seminar with the latest information about Universal Credit. Scott ...Read More
All UNISON members are invited to our Members, Family and Friends Fun Day at New Lanark on Sunday 19th August from 11am to 5pm. This is our 10th year of ...Read More
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