Welcome to the Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation
A national charity supporting former miners and their families with help and advice to alleviate disadvantage arising from disability, ill health or financial hardship.
In the 2016/2017 academic year the Trustees of CISWO and the Miners’ Welfare National Educational Fund provided assistance to 176 students totaling £287,080.
From 1 January 2017 administrative support to Cumbria and the North East will be delivered from our Pontefract Office. The Organisation's Personal Welfare Service staff will continue to operate in Cumbria and the North East as before.
From 1July 2017 administrative support to the Western Area incorporating Lancashire, North Wales, Staffordshire, West Midlands, Warwickshire and Shropshire will be delivered from our Mansfield Office. The Organisation's Personal Welfare Service staff will continue to operate in the Western Area as before.
We have offices across the country to help and support people nationwide
We offer a range of support services including home visits, benefits checks, grants and advise
There a range of convalescence breaks for you to choose from provided by various charities