Color image depicting the rear view of a lonely woman looking at the street from her bedroom window. She is rendered an almost total silhouette due to the light flooding into the room from the window.

There for You: ‘I’d never known kindness and generosity like it’

When a member of police staff at Lancashire Constabulary was herself the victim of domestic violence, it was her union that helped her through the worst of times

Get support with your energy bills

The vice chair of There for You’s board, Debi Potter, explains the upcoming phase of the Energy Support Fund

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Winter fuel grant opens 25 January

UNISON’s welfare charity, There for You, opens its annual programme offering grants of £200 next week – find out if you’re eligible to apply

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Crass and shelves of tinned and packet food in a food bank

Food banks under pressure from a ‘tsunami of need’

Food bank charity The Trussell Trust reports that one in five working people are now turning to food banks, as the cost of living crisis takes its toll

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
Mother holding two children under five

2022 school clothing grants

Grants of up to £70 per school age child are now available

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Winter fuel grant programme opens for applications

Find out if you might be eligible for a grant of up to £200 to help cover the rising cost of gas and electricity this winter

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

This year’s UNISON winter fuel fund opens on 31 January

The fund will offer grants of up to £200 and is designed to help the union’s most vulnerable low-income members

Article, News on the UNISON National site.
UK bank note and coins

There for You relaunches its COVID-19 response fund to include universal credit cuts

With rising bills and other financial pressures, you might be eligible for a grant of up to £350

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘A safety net we’re all incredibly proud of’

UNISON has always given a helping hand to members in need through There for You – and last year help was needed more than ever as the charity’s new impact report demonstrates

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

‘If you’re struggling, you’re not alone’

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week and the pandemic is having a significant and negative impact on our collective mental health. But don’t worry, your union is here to help

Article on the UNISON National site.