Covid-19 Response Fund

there-for-you-squareUNISON's COVID-19 response fund reopened on Monday 16 November, offering grants of up to £500 to help members whose household incomes have been affected in any of the following ways:


 You and/or your partner are currently furloughed
 You and/or your partner are currently receiving Statutory Sick Pay and are either shielding, self-isolating or off sick due to other COVID-related reasons
 You and/or your partner have been made redundant or lost your job due to coronavirus
 You and/or your partner's employer have reduced your working hours, including loss of regular overtime (applicable also where partner is self-employed and loss of earnings can be proven)

Please note that applicants must be a UNISON member with savings of less than £2,500 and have paid at least two months' subscriptions.

Depending on your situation, help will be awarded as follows:
 £350 living costs for applicants who are furloughed or have a salary reduction due to COVID
 £500 loss of employment grant due to redundancy
 Up to £500 housing costs grant – towards rent, mortgage, or council tax arrears that have accrued since March 2020

 

For further details and to apply on-line, please follow the link below

https://www.unison.org.uk/covid-19-response-fund-2/

Alternatively you can complete the attached Application Form

pdfCOVID Grant Application Form

and return to: UNISON FREEPOST, For the attention of 'UNISON There for You'

Please remember to check the Branch and National UNISON website for regular updates:-

https://www.unison.org.uk/

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