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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We still have a few remaining places on the LGBT Awareness Training course we are running on - 30th November in Dumfries .This course will be delivered by the amazing Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus and is one not to be missed by.

This course is been run through our new lifelong learning partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council and other Trade Unions locally(Dumfries TUC)

This means if you are a Dumfries for council employees you can get paid time off to attend subject to line manager approval .

Furthermore based outside Dumfries and want to attend? You will be allowed access to a pool car if available to attend.

For more information or an application form please email sean.skelton@dumgal.gov.uk

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