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Northumbria Police Benevolent Fund

The Northumbria Police Benevolent Fund (Lilian Eve Memorial Trust) is a registered charity (Registration Number 507081), it is independent of the force and is controlled by trustees. The aim of the fund is to provide assistance to members and their families who find themselves in circumstances where they may need of benevolent or financial assistance.

Benefits of the fund can include:

  • Grants / interest free loans for members who find themselves in unfortunate circumstances.
  • Respite at a luxury holiday cabin in the Lake District.
  • Disbability related home alterations and specialist equipment.
  • Assistance with travel and incidental expenses for members attending a Police treatment centre.

The NPBF Log Cabin

The NPBF′s beautiful log cabin located in the lake District is available for use by members following a critical incident or stressful event.

The NPBF Committee

The NPBF committee meets on a bi-monthly basis, serving police officers are represented by a committee of members from each area command, department and retired officers.  Urgent applications for assistance are considered between meetings.

Membership of the Fund is open to all serving police officers at a cost of £2 per payday. Police pensioners who subscribed to the fund before retirement and officers who have subscribed to the fund for at least 12 months are able to call on the benefits of the Fund.

Document Downloads

To find out more you can download the following documents: