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a-helping-handWelfare services for the News Trade

We help people and their immediate dependents, who have been employed in newspaper and magazine distribution in the UK and who have fallen on hard times. Distribution means people who deal with newspapers and magazines from the time they leave the printing press until they reach the reader.

Our financial support is means tested but our anxiety support services are available to everyone who works in the industry.

We provide:-

  • Financial Support
    • Regular Grants
    • One-off Samaritan Grants
    • Help with Care Costs & Care Home Fees
  • Help for Children ~
    Funded by the Association of Circulation Executives (ACE)
  • Almoner Home Visits
  • State Benefits Advice
  • Debt Advice Counselling
  • Support for the Disabled & their Carers
  • Advisory, Signposting & Information Service
  • Anxiety Support

Welfare Expenditure 2018 – £700,000

  • Regular Benefit £513,000
  • Samaritan Grants £87,000
  • Winter Comfort £ 42,000
  • Christmas Gifts £ 29,000
  • Fresh Start Assist £ 16,000
  • Anxiety Support £8,000
  • Care Home Fees £ 5,000

If you have a proven trade connection and are in need of support and/or financial assistance, please complete the enquiry form. Each application is assessed on its individual merits.

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