Getting Assistance

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NYSUT is committed to helping members in times of need through its NYSUT Disaster Relief and Scholarship Fund

One of the charitable purposes of the Fund is to promote and enhance the welfare of NYSUT members who are in need of assistance because of the occurrence of a natural or manmade disaster.

The NYSUT Disaster Relief and Scholarship Fund provides relief support for eligible losses stemming from: (a) manmade occurrences (such as an accidental house fire); (b) natural disasters not designated as federally declared qualified disasters; and (c) federally declared qualified disasters.

Download the application for Disaster Relief.  Please read the checklist and directions before completing the application.  Should you have any questions regarding the application, please contact the NYSUT Disaster Relief Fund at (800)342-9810, ext. 6252.


If extenuating or emergency circumstances exist which require emergency processing, please contact NYSUT Social Services at (800)342-9810, ext. 6206.