The Electrical Industries Charity is the only charity to help those in hardship or distress who work, or have worked in the electrical and electronics industry. The charity offers help and assistance to all age groups, from the youngest child to the oldest pensioner, anywhere in the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland. Its support is also extended to dependants.
The charity provides support in a number of ways, examples of which include:
- Helping to source benefits or allowances
- Collaborating with or seeking funding from other charities and benefit networks
- Assisting individuals and families to overcome the impact of living on low incomes and savings
- Providing equipment, facilities and financial assistance to ease the impact of living with a disability
The charity can also provide counselling.