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About NUJ extra

NUJ Extra

NUJ extra is the registered charity for members of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ).

We try to help:

  • NUJ members
  • former NUJ members, and
  • dependants of members/former members who have died.

Read more about those we help.

We are funded by NUJ members through NUJ contributions and by personal donations.

We aim to assist those who have fallen on hard times and who need temporary financial help.

We may also help members or dependants who have become disabled or seriously ill with one-off grants to cover unforeseen large bills. 

We have bought electric wheelchairs, helped provide rent deposits for those who have become homeless, paid for property adaptations for members who have been disabled, helped with removal expenses for a person fleeing domestic violence and paid countless utility bills.

We consider each case on its merit and work to guidelines that are reviewed every year by the trustees.

Read more about the trustees in the who's who section.

Read more about how we can help you.

We work with other charities to assist members, including the Journalists' Charity (formerly the Newspaper Press Fund).

Donate to NUJ extra – anyone can donate money to the charity. Members should log in to the website before making a donation to avoid filling in forms.

NUJ extra is based at the NUJ's head office in London. The address is:

Headland House,
72 Acton Street,
London, WC1X 9NB.

If you have any questions about how we can help, please contact our fund administrator, Leyla Yusuf, on 020 7843 3738 or by email: extra@nuj.org.uk

NUJ extra is registered under the Charities Act (in England and Wales) and is regulated by the Charity Commission. NUJ extra's registration number is 1112489.

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