‘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

Aiming high to be there for our members

Sixty-nine branches have donated to our COVID response fund so far – is yours on that list?

Immigration advice as Brexit approaches

If you’re a member and worried about your status after the UK’s scheduled departure from the European Union, we can help

There for members – how our charity helped this winter

More than 600 UNISON members struggling to pay for their heating, have been awarded over £30,000 thanks to UNISON’s dedicated welfare charity, There For You.

Breast cancer, my union and me

Liz Potter was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in the summer of 2013 at the age of 49.

The truth about the cuts: the disability support worker

‘The cuts have shattered our enthusiasm’

Cuts threaten disabled people in work

Disabled workers describe struggle to work 20 years after Disability Discrimination Act

Why the Welfare Bill will not help lift families out of poverty

UNISON has reacted with dismay to the Welfare Reform and Work Bill which had its second reading in the House of Commons earlier this week

School uniform grants – correction

There is an error on There for you’s school uniform grant application form

UNISON relaunches school uniform scheme

The UNISON welfare charity There for You can offer help to members on low incomes deal with the cost of school uniforms

UNISON can help with school uniform costs

There For You has a fund available to help low-income members with grants for school uniforms

More members turn to UNISON for help with debt

The number of UNISON members turning to the union’s welfare charity, There For You, has doubled since 2010, and most are working full time

UNISON members out in the cold as energy costs rise

Three-year pay freeze bites deeper into household incomes as members turn to their union for help with heating

It will be a bleak 2013 for families, warns UNISON

UNISON’s welfare fund pays out a record amount to help struggling members

Worried about paying your winter fuel bill?

There for You will again be setting up a limited fund to help members on low incomes by way of a one-off payment.