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.

2014 Buffalo Area Snow Storm - Deadline to mail applications: March 31, 2015

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. 6213.


NEA Disaster Relief Assistance

Our affiliate, the National Education Association (NEA), is offering assistance to disaster victims through their benefit partners. Here is the link to learn the details on specific assistance they have available to NYSUT members:

Extenuating or Emergency Circumstances

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