UNISON Welfare is a registered charity for the benefit of its members and their dependants.

It has assisted many members of the Branch but due to the confidential nature of the scheme members do not often hear about it - if you feel that you may qualify for assistance please apply safe in the knowledge that your application will be treated confidentially.

The Branch Welfare Officer is Dave Page (North Birmingham Hub, Erdington) who can be contacted on 07799 641 549 or email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Dave has been Branch Welfare Officer for 10 years. 
Alternatively you can contact Unison Welfare Direct on 020 7121 5620

UNISON Welfare can help with:
  • Financial assistance
  • Debt advice
  • Holiday breaks
  • Personal advice
  • Listening and support

What may be claimed:
  • Sudden loss of income
  • Abnormal increase in expenditure
  • Death of a partner/dependant relative
  • Circumstances that have put an unreasonable financial burden on the household
The applications are sent to UNISON Welfare in London for assessment by a case worker.
The application will be assessed with consideration to:
  • Whether the applicant falls within the current policy
  • Financial position within the household
  • Personal circumstances e.g. health/domestic
  • What the applicant has done to improve matters

If the request is outside current policy special consideration may be given.

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