Wellbeing breaks

family holidays outings get well breaks

What does it do?

We are aware of the pressures on UNISON members and the many obstacles to achieving a happy and healthy work life balance. Our well being breaks can provide welcome relief from the stresses of daily life and the space and time to reflect away from difficult or depressing circumstances.

The wellbeing breaks include:
  • family holidays and outings
  • get well breaks
  • breaks in other special circumstances e.g. for carers and following bereavement
The breaks are delivered in partnership with the Family Holiday Association, a national charity that specialises in providing holidays for families in need. For example, they can arrange a stay in self-catering accommodation in a chalet or caravan at selected UK holiday centres. UNISON's award winning Croyde Bay holiday village in Devon is a popular destination with members. Alternatively, you can organise accommodation of your own choosing in the UK.

Who it is for?

UNISON members

Where it is available?

National service (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales).

What it costs:

We can help with all or part of the costs of a break depending on your financial situation.

How to access or apply for it:

Contact us
In writing:
If you have a query, you can write to us by emailing thereforyou@unison.co.uk or by post to
There for you, 130 Euston Road, London NW1 2AY.

By phone:
Or, call our enquiry number on 020 7121 5620 between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday.

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Info last updated:

27/11/2012