Eligibility Criteria

Can I apply for help?

YES, if you worked or are working for  

  • Royal Mail (RM) 
  • Post Office Ltd (POL)
  • Parcelforce Worldwide (PFW)
  • Romec-you must be in receipt of a Royal Mail pension or a *deferred Royal Mail Pensioner 
  • Any previously associated companies 
and 
  • Working - completed 6 months service, either full or part time

  • Retired -  in receipt of a Royal Mail Pension

  • *No longer work for Royal Mail or Post Office, under retirement age (deferred pensioner) and will  get an Royal Mail pension when you do retire.

  • If none of the above apply, you must be able to prove that you were employed by Royal Mail or Post Office Limited

  • Savings less than £12,000

Call our Helpline on 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.

They will discuss:

  • 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 will prepare a report detailing your position and, with your agreement, they will forward the report to the Fund for consideration by Trustees. 

What kind of help do we give? Click here for some  case studies 

If at any time you worked for BT, then just click on BT to find out how to apply for help from their benevolent fund.

If you worked in a sub-Post Office, you need to contact The National Federation of Sub Postmasters

PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT GIVE LOANS