Freemasonry Cares 

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Freemasonry Cares

Freemasonry Cares is a joint initiative of the central Masonic Charities and offers confidential guidance on the financial, healthcare and family help available to Freemasons and their dependants.

Who is eligible?

  • Freemasons under the United Grand Lodge of England,
  • Dependants of a Freemason under UGLE – usually a wife, partner, widow or child
  • A limited range of assistance is also available to grandchildren and other relatives of a Freemason under UGLE

What help is available?

Financial

  • Essential daily living costs
  • Funeral bills
  • Minor home repairsHardship faced following an accident, redundancy or other personal crisis

Healthcare

  • Medical treatment
  • Dental treatment
  • Mobility aids and essential home adaptions
  • Respite care

Family – Children in full time education or younger

  • Maintenance allowances and welfare support
  • Support for children and young people with severe disabilities
  • Educational costs such as IT equipment, course materials, school uniforms and travel
  • Scholarships and accommodation for students and post graduates
  • Grants to support young people with exceptional talent in music, sport or the performing arts

Family – Older people (65+)

  • Care homes – nursing, residential and dementia care
  • Care adviceHolidays

Eligibility usually depends on the income and savings of the individual and other relevant criteria.

If you wish to directly contact Freemasonry Cares click here:   http://www.freemasonrycares.org/

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