The Benevolent Fund provides financial assistance for a teacher and family where there is little or no protection through pension, sick leave, credit union, medical service benefits, insurance, banks, etc.
A sum of $10,000. is maintained in annual grants. Merits and amount of assistance is determined by the Provincial Executive (maximum $1,000.)
Requests should be in writing to the Executive Director, Nova Scotia Teachers Union, 3106 Joseph Howe Drive, Halifax, NS, B3L 4L7. Letters should be sufficiently detailed to give an understanding of the hardship being faced.
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