CISWO The Coal Mining Charity


Our free and confidential service includes; • Assistance with welfare benefit applications and industry related compensation schemes. • Advice on mining related issues including illness and disability. • Help to access mobility equipment including walking aids and wheelchairs. • Support to reduce loneliness and social isolation. • Advocacy to enable you to express your views and concerns, and defend and promote your rights, including access to information and services. • Emotional support including loss and bereavement, illness and caring responsibilities. • Financial assistance at times of exceptional hardship through CISWO grants or assistance through other agencies and charities. • Access to holidays and convalescence. • Access to CISWO educational grants for former mineworkers and their dependents. Our support is available to former mineworkers, partners, widows and any dependent children or adult dependents with a disability. Please contact your local office if you think we can help: North England Thornycroft Centre, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF8 4AY. 01977 703 384

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CISWO The Mining Charity, North England Thornycroft Centre, Halfpenny Lane, Pontefract
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CISWO The Mining Charity, North England Thornycroft Centre