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Supporting Our CIOB Family

CIOB Assist is available to support individuals who are current or former members of the CIOB, as well as their dependent families.

Financial Support

Who is eligible?

Anyone who is now or was a member is eligible to apply for financial support.

We can provide financial support to help with a range of reasons. Maybe it’s a health problem that’s kept you off work, a family member in need or training you can’t afford.

Download our informational guide ⬎ to determine your eligibility for financial assistance and how you can benefit.


Financial Help Application Form

Please complete the application form and return it via email to [email protected].

All information provided in the application is strictly confidential.

Once submitted, the document will be reviewed. You may be contacted to discuss parts of your application further. Applications are received and administered without delay, so you’re assured of a timely response.

Wellbeing Support

How can we help?

We work alongside Anxiety UK to support members who are struggling with anxiety, stress or anxiety-based depression.

Our collaboration means that CIOB members and their dependent family members are eligible to receive a year’s Anxiety UK Membership for free and access to wider support if needed.


What support can I receive?

  • Client-centred, professional assessment services with the support of tailored therapy.
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, counselling, clinical hypnotherapy and other Psychological Therapy services.


Anxiety UK Referral Form

Please complete the referral form and send it via email to [email protected].

For further information or help on completing the application form you can call +44 (0)161 226 7727.

Graduates at a CIOB Graduation Ceremony

Additional Support

If you are in need of further support, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team for advice.

Additionally, visit our list of external contacts that might be able to help.

Real Stories, Real Impact

Hear from Those We’ve Helped

Don’t just take our word for it. Discover how CIOB Assist has made a real difference in the lives of our community members.

When you reach out it really is amazing to find that there are so many people that have gone through or are going through similar situations. I realise now absolutely no one’s life is perfect and asking for help was the best thing I ever did.

Recipient of wellbeing support, South-East

32 years old