Get help with your winter fuel bills

Are you on a low income? Help is on hand.

There for You has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members. If your net income is £18,000 or less you may be eligible to receive a grant of £40.

To apply and download the application form , visit There For You or simply contact UNISON Direct 0800 0 857 857 between 6am-midnight Monday to Friday and 9am-4pm Saturday.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 14 February 2020.

Am I eligible?

  • You must be a member who has paid 4 weeks subscriptions before the launch date of this programme (02/12/19)
  • Either receive Housing Benefit (or the housing element of Universal Credit)
  • Or have a total net annual household income of £18,000 or less. (Note: By ‘net income’ we mean all salary including your partner’s after tax, national insurance, superannuation and trade union subscriptions only. Your calculation should include any Tax Credits, Universal Credit or child maintenance received. Do not include Child Benefit, the childcare element of Working Tax Credit, Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment.
  • You are responsible for meeting the household fuel bills and are struggling financially.

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