UNISON School Uniform Grant – APPLY NOW!

 
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Worried about back to school costs?

Are you:

— struggling to cope with the rising cost of living?

— finding that you’re having to economise in every area of expenditure?

For more information go to unison.org.uk/thereforyou

Help is on hand!

UNISON has set up a limited fund to help members on low income with school uniform costs by way of a one-off payment of up to £120.
To apply or find out more about other help that is available visit unison.org.uk/thereforyou to download an application form. Alternatively, contact UNISON Dumfries.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 15 July 2016.

PS. If you know of other members who may need our help, please pass this on!

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SCHOOL UNIFORM GRANT QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

What are UNISON There for You School Uniform Grants?

In addition to our normal range of services and in response to the growing difficulties many members on low income face, a programme has been put in place that will assist our most vulnerable members with the cost of purchasing school uniforms.

How much are the Grants?

They are one-off grants of £40.00 per school age child, up to a total of £120.00

Am I eligible?

To be eligible you must be:

Is there anything else that may affect my entitlement to apply?

How do I apply?

Where can I go for further help or advice?

There is a limited amount of funding in the school uniform grants programme and once it has been exhausted no further awards for the year can be made. However if you are facing unforeseen hardship it may be possible for you to apply to our general grants programme. We will let you know if this applies to you.

 

For further information, please see our web pages at www.unison.org/thereforyou, contact your Branch Welfare Officer or the There for You Support Team on 020 7121 5620 or email thereforyou@unison.co.uk. If you are experiencing difficulty with credit card and other consumer debts, please refer to our additional information at https://www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you/debtline-support/, or contact our Debline direct on 0800 389 3302.

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