The U Care Hardship Grant provides a one-off assistance to low-income union members in the event that the member suffers hardship arising from one of the following circumstances which is of a non-industrial nature:

a. Death

b. Total and permanent incapacity

c. Serious chronic medical condition*

d. Registered fire or flood victim

* Pre-existing serious chronic medical condition diagnosed before the applicant became a Union Member will not be considered.

Eligibility Criteria

Union Members must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for the grant:

  1. Total Monthly Gross Household Income of $1,800 and below; or Per Capita Income of $500 and below if gross household income exceeds $1,800
  2. Minimum of 6 months continuous paid-up union membership at the point of application

How to apply?

Please submit application via OneCARE at