Lord Enniskillen Memorial Orange Society
(LEMOS)

Aims of the Society

The relief of poverty for members of the Loyal Orange Institution of Ireland and the Association of Loyal Orangewomen in Ireland who are in necessitous circumstances by offering means-tested grants.

Directors of the Society

Edward Stevenson (chairman), Brian Dorrian (secretary), Rev Mervyn Gibson, Rev Alastair Smyth, Rev Ron Johnstone, Rev Ian McClean, Mervyn Bishop, Stuart Brooker, Roger Gardiner, Norman Henry, Sidney McIldoon and Perry Reid.

Income

Income is raised through donations from Lodges and Preceptories, church services, gift-aid and investment income.

Grants

There are five categories of grant:

Emergency Grant:
in cases of bereavement of a member with dependent children, or the death of a member’s child under the age of 18.

 

Special Grant:
This one-off grant may be paid to a member whose child, under the age of 18, requires specialist equipment or treatment due to a disability or illness. Or to a member in necessitous circumstances.

 

Annual Grant:
This quarterly means-tested grant gives support to an incapacitated or deceased member's family who have children under the age of 18.

 

Bursary Grant:
This means-tested grant may be paid to a young person, between the ages of 18 -24 years who is in further education for a minimum of 10 hours per week and either of whose parents / legal guardians, are members, being incapacitated or deceased.

Members' Grant:
This means-tested grant is available to a member aged over 18, who is in full-time education, for a minimum of 10 hours per week.

 

 

 

 

For an application form, or for further advice, please contact:

The Administrator
Lord Enniskillen Memorial Orange Society
368 Cregagh Road
Belfast

BT6 9EY

 

Tel: (028) 9070 1122
Email: admin@lemos.org.uk