Do You Need Help or Advice?
If you need financial help or support call our Helpine on
0800 6 888 777 (option 1, then option 4)
FREE PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL SERVICE - AVAILABLE 24/7
Can you apply for help? YES, if you worked or are working for:
Royal Mail (RM)
Post Office Ltd
Working - you must have completed 6 months service, either full or part time.
(We are not able to help casual workers).
Retired - you will need to be in receipt of a Royal Mail Pension.
No longer work for Royal Mail and under retirement age - but will get an RM pension when you do.
If none of the above apply, you must be able to prove that you were employed by RMG.
Savings less than £12,000.
What Happens When You Ring 0800 6 888 777 (option 1, then option 4)?
You will be in contact with a trained adviser who will arrange for a telephone interview, lasting about 40 minutes. You will be asked about
What you are applying for
Details of income, expenditure and any savings
Documentary evidence that supports your application, including recent bank statements, details of your Royal Mail service, medical evidence and cost estimates, if appropriate.
The advisors then prepare a report detailing your position and, with your agreement, they then forward the report to the Fund for consideration by Trustees.
Third party applications
If you are a third party organisation such as another charity, or a Local Authority, and are applying on behalf of a client, they will still need to go through the above process.
We do accept the SSAFA Form A Click here to see an example of how we work together with other charities