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Grateful words from North East members

“I waited until I was at my lowest point before I sought help from my union. I was really worried about getting in touch with the NASUWT but from the moment I did I was fully supported without judgement and wish I had rang and asked for help earlier”

“The NASUWT have supported me with a cheque for several hundreds of pounds to see me through a very difficult time and since getting in touch with the NASUWT, my life has changed from being on the edge of giving up a 16 year teaching career to feeling excited about the next chapter in my teaching career”

Please telephone the NASUWT Regional Centre on 0191 5195300


NASUWT Benevolent Fund:
Sometimes, members experience financial hardship through no fault of their own and as a result of unforeseen circumstances.
These situations can arise because of chronic illness, bereavement, an accident or loss of employment through dismissal or redundancy.
The NASUWT Benevolent Fund may be able to help, confidentially, in such circumstances.

FREE Debt advice: PayPlan 0800 716 239

FREE: The Money Advice Service


Educational Support Partnership (formerly Teacher Support Network)is an independent charity dedicated to the wellbeing of teachers, working with the NASUWT to help support you and your colleagues. As a source of counselling and information they support about 17,000 teachers and lecturers a year.

Confidential phone 08000 562 561 They provides the following FREE services:

  • Confidential, solution focussed counselling on personal and professional issues.
  • Guidance on a diverse range of issues including stress management, workplace bullying and work/life balance.
  • Information, resources (including over 1,400 factsheets) and referrals to other organisations
  • Money advice – providing individually tailored strategies to cope with financial strain.