Winter fuel grants: apply now!

UNISON’s 2018-19 winter fuel grant programme is now open.

Grants of up to £60 per household are available to help members in low-income households.

To be eligible you must:

  • have paid 4 weeks’ union subscriptions before 3 December 2018.
  • have a total net annual household income of £18,000 or less (see ‘Questions & Answers’ document or download application form below for more details).
  • not have more than £800 in savings (including your partner and rolling bank balance).
  • not have received financial assistance from UNISON There for You during the previous six months (excluding School Uniform Grant).

To apply:

  • Print out and complete the application form
  • Contact Unison Direct on 0800 0857 857 for a postal form

Post to: There for You (WFG), UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY.

Please send all requested paperwork with the form or the application cannot be accepted. Applications must be received by 15 February 2019.

Applications are limited to one per household and priority is given to those who have not previously applied.

There is a limited amount in the Winter Fuel Grants programme. Once exhausted no further awards can be made. If you are facing unforeseen hardship you might be able to apply to UNISON’s general grants programme. The There for You team will let you know if this applies to you.

Download Winter fuel grant application form 2018-19

Download Winter fuel grants 2018-19 Questions & Answers

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