By financing an essential item such as equipment to help someone with reduced mobility, property adaptation work which cannot be funded by local or central government, the replacement of an appliance or essential property maintenance.
By giving regular support where income is generally restricted or insufficient to meet higher than average costs resulting from, say, health conditions.
Financial help may be on an outright or charitable loan basis.
We administer the Paul Golmick and the CILA Benevolent Funds from our offices; making payments to the children of long serving insurance people as well as CILA members. Applications should be made in the same way as for support from The Insurance Charities.
Practical support and advice
By signposting individuals to specialist advice during difficult life events such as depression or loneliness as well as giving practical support to those with difficult health, money management and housing concerns.