UNISON THERE FOR YOU – WINTER FUEL GRANT 2016/17

 
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WORRIED ABOUT PAYING YOUR WINTER FUEL BILL? Get help staying warm this winter…

With rising fuel costs and another cold winter imminent many members are worried about how they’re going to pay this year’s winter fuel bills.

Help is on hand   ‘There for You’ has set up a limited fund to help UNISON members on low income by way of a one-off payment of up to £50.

To apply download the application form at unison.org.uk/thereforyou or  contact the Dumfries branch office on 01387 257393 or call UNISONdirect on 0800 0857 857.

This year eligibility now includes those in receipt of housing benefit and the amount of the grant has risen from £40 to £50 per eligible household.

The Fund opens for applications on December 1, 2016.  Closing date for receipt of applications is February 17, 2017.

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