To qualify for assistance from the Tobacco Trade Charity, an individual needs to have worked in the tobacco trade for a substantial period and should be able to demonstrate a degree of financial hardship.
Both full-time and part-time workers and partners are eligible.
Both partners can be beneficiaries if they satisfy the criteria.
Benefits can transfer to spouses and long term partners on the death of the beneficiary.
No more than £16,000 (in some cases less) in savings/capital. (Does not include property).
Each case is assessed on its individual merits.
If you think you may qualify for assistance from the Tobacco Trade Charity, click here for the application form.
Worked in another industry?
Try www.turn2us.org.uk for a list of other charities that may be able to help.