Useful Info and links

UNISON

The only union that has a charity ‘There for You’ just for it’s members.

Read more here There for you booklet or watch a short powerpoint presentation There for You presentation

https://www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you/

https://www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you-monthly-lottery/

UNISON Member Benefits at UNISON living 

https://benefits.unison.org.uk/

https://benefits.unison.org.uk/unison-living/

Financial advice 

https://www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you/

https://www.ofgem.gov.uk/consumers/household-gas-and-electricity-guide/who-contact-if-its-difficult-paying-energy-bills

https://www.ofwat.gov.uk/households/your-water-bill/problems-paying-your-bill/
https://www.payplan.com/

Wellbeing advice

https://www.unison.org.uk/get-help/services-support/there-for-you/ or call  020 7121 5620 (Debt advice – 0800 389 3302).

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

https://www.mind.org.uk/

https://www.samaritans.org/

Leaflets on the following:

https://www.thecalmzone.net/

https://www.suicideispreventable.org/

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/a/anorexia-nervosa

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/b/bulimia-nervosa

How to – look after your mental health

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents

How to – overcome fear and anxiety

How to – support mental health at work

The truth about self harm

How to – sleep better

How to – look after your mental health using exercise

How to – look after your mental health using mindfulness

How to – look after your mental health in later life

 

UNISON’s green page

https://www.unison.org.uk/events/green-unison-week/

https://www.unison.org.uk/news/article/2019/09/13-ways-go-green-work/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Heath%20%26%20Safety%20Organiser%20September%202019&utm_source=Health%20%26%20Safety&utm_content=Click%20here%20to%20read%20about%2013%20things%20your%20workplace%20can%20do%20to%20mark%20the%20week.

Other sources of information

Foodbanks

There are many different food banks available in West Yorkshire and the wider Yorkshire area.  Further details of these and how you or someone you know can qualify can be found at https://www.trusselltrust.org/

Food banks and fuel banks

Dementia

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk

http://www.dementiafriends.org.uk

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/dementia/home-environment/

http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/get-involved/dementia-friendly-communities

 

UNISON’s rule book

is the cornerstone to how your Branch, Region and National officers work to improve your work life.  The rule book is updated annually following each National Delegate Conference. At this Conference delegates discuss and vote on any new rules/amendments to rules that have been submitted. Any successful changes are updated.

2019 Rulebook