Each year UNISON offers its Members the opportunity to apply for a Winter Fuel Grant. This years scheme launched on the 1 December 2016 and closes 17 February 2017.
Eligibility now includes those in receipt of housing benefit and the amount of the grant has INCREASED to £50 per eligible household. Applications without a membership number and the relevant documentation attached will not be processed. Applicants must have paid a minimum of 4 weeks subscriptions before 1st December 2016 to apply.
Application forms can be downloaded from the UNISON website and will be available from branches and via UNISON DIRECT. Members must complete the application form and survey. There is also a section on Qs and As for members to assist them in completing the form.
Priority will be given to those who have not previously received this grant and no grants will be paid out until after the closing date of 17th February 2017