Applications for the Winter Fuel Grant will reopen on Monday 7th February at 12pm on our website.

Please note that there will be a high demand for grants this year and our fund is limited.

Please ensure you have all your supporting documentation ready to attach at the time of applying to not delay your application being submitted.

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a UNISON member, have paid at least four weeks subscriptions at the time of applying. Subscriptions must be up to date.
  • You do not have savings of more than £1000 this includes rolling bank balance.
  • Only one application per household will be considered.
  • You/your partner must be responsible for household fuel bills and

 

  • EITHER you are on a low income:
    • For a single person this means under £18,200 per annum/£350 per week
    • For a family this means under £26,000 per annum/£500 per week

* Please note that proof of income will be required on submitting your application. Checks may be carried out to verify any information included in this application form.

  • OR you are in receipt of one of the following benefits:
    • Housing Benefit
    • Universal Credit

* Please note that proof of benefit receipt will be required on submitting your application. Checks may be carried out to verify any information included in this application form.

Further information can be found here.