NUJ extra Adult dependancy policy guidelines 2021

  • 01 Mar 2021

The trustees have agreed the following guidelines when considering an adult dependancy.

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  • if you are under 18 years old, you are a dependant.
  • if you are between the ages 18-25 and in full-time education or training, you may be considered as a beneficiary. If there are identifiable special needs the dependant may continue as a beneficiary beyond this age
  • that there is discretion in overriding the policy - depending on each case
  • to make contacts with other voluntary organisations that may best suit the problem of the individual that are presented
  • the decisions that have been taken, do not form any precedent as taken on a case by case basis.
  • this definition should be included in the guidelines before an application is made.

Updated 01.03.2021

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