Members of staff are working virtually to ensure all applications and services to the Ben Fund run without interruption.
ICE members, former members and their families who are affected and experiencing financial or emotional difficulties can continue to access services as follows:
24 Hr Helpline support:
Please note this is a general helpline for ICE members and their families. For specific information regarding the coronavirus outbreak, refer to the *useful links at the end of this article.
Applications for financial support will continue to be processed as normal, however we may experience higher demand than is the norm. If you feel you may experience financial difficulty due to the current situation, please apply as soon as you can and bear with us as we process the application. Be as thorough as you can with the information you supply. Please note there is an option to apply online via the website and supporting paperwork can be sent in following the application. Follow the links below that are the most relevant for you to find out more information and apply:
Family of members
We offer a number of resources in our online library to help build emotional and financial resilience. You can book a call back with a counsellor or advisor online if you have anything troubling you.
We have a number of webinars in our archive that you can watch at your leisure, including how to manage anxiety and practice mindfulness. They may help in these turbulent times.
Please connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIN, Instagram and Facebook for the very latest news and information.
Our head office will be open Monday to Friday, 8.45 - 5pm. We have limited staff available during this time to deal with head office enquiries and the estate of properties at Mill Hill Close. Please contact us via email if at all possible firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can deal with your enquiry most efficiently.
Thank you for your understanding.
The ICE Benevolent Fund team.
*Useful links offering specific advice about Covid 19 and the government response: