If you’re struggling financially you may be entitled to financial support. We provide one off non-repayable crisis grants or longer-term financial assistance depending on your circumstances and length of service in the industry.
School Essentials Grant
Our non-repayable one-off grant is designed to help families with the costs of essential items for school age children. A grant of £150 per school aged child in receipt of child benefit will be paid up to a maximum of three children.
Covid-19: Advice & Support
At this unprecedented time GroceryAid is here for colleagues from day one of them working in the grocery industry.
The GroceryAid Covid-19 Fund has been established to provide enhanced support for grocery colleagues during this unprecedented period. GroceryAid has raised a fund of £1.5m to ensure support will reach colleagues who need it.
Emotional Support & Advice
Available to grocery colleagues past and present, their partners and dependents regardless of the length of service help can be accessed through the 24/7 freephone Helpline and website
Health and Wellbeing Support
For general support on health and wellbeing GroceryAid has partnered with Rightsteps to provide specialist online support whenever you want or need it. The self-help information available includes factsheets and guided self-learning modules.
In partnership with the registered charity Relate, we can offer access to free relationship counselling and support for people working in the grocery industry.
Workplace Critical Incident
Specialist support to help grocery colleagues deal with the trauma of witnessing or being involved in a critical incident in the workplace.
Back to Work Support
Finding a job after a period away from the workplace can be daunting. We’ve partnered with Renovo, to offer you guidance and support through the JobSearch support programme.
GroceryAid work with Law Express, one of the UK’s leading providers of independent legal telephone advice, guidance and information, to provide support to grocery colleagues.
GroceryAid has put together a tailored programme to help relieve some of the stress caused by caring. The GroceryAid Carers Gateway Programme supports grocery colleagues who give unpaid care to others within their household.
GroceryAid partner with StepChange, the debt charity, to offer a simple way to receive straightforward advice on your debt and help you manage and repay your debts with tailored advice and practical solutions.
GroceryAid offers a wide range of support services for people struggling with stress, anxiety, low mood or depression. Counselling is available for those who need a more in-depth approach to mental wellbeing.
Woebot is an artificial intelligence counsellor that allows a user to access in the moment emotional support 24/7. Woebot allows a user to track their mood, identify patterns and give insight into issues or concerns that the user may not have realised were causing emotional distress.