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Homemaker’s Scheme

The Scheme was designed to ensure that Homemakers do not suffer a loss of entitlement to a State Pension (Contributory) because of time out of employment to take care of a child under age 12, or an incapacitated child or adult aged 12 or over, on or after 6 April 1994. For more information, log on to www.welfare.ie.

Other useful booklets

Homemaker's Scheme - SW 1

Rates of Payment Booklet - SW 19

Carer's Allowance - SW 41

Bereavement Grant - SW 47

Carer's Benefit - SW 49

A Guide to Appeal Hearings - SW 53

Appeals Office, An Introductory Guide - SW 56

To request forms, text the form code followed by your name and address to 51909 (from the Republic of Ireland only). Standard text rates apply.

For example, if you wanted to request the Bereavement Grant form, text form bg Mary Murphy 1 New Street, Old Town, Co. Donegal.

Form codes for Social Welfare Schemes
Social welfare payment or scheme Form code
Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance FORM BTSCFA
Bereavement Grant FORM BG
Carers Allowance FORM CARA
Carers Benefit FORM CARB
Child Benefit (Form CB1) FORM CHILD
Disability Allowance FORM DA
Domiciliary Care Allowance FORM DCA
Family Income Supplement FORM FIS
Fuel Allowance FORM FUEL
Household Benefits FORM HHB
Invalidity Pension FORM INV
Living Alone Increase FORM LAA
Maternity Benefit FORM MAT
One Parent Family Payment FORM OPFP
Respite Care Grant FORM RCG
State Pension (Non-Contributory) FORM SPNC
State Pension (Transition/Contributory) FORM SPC
Widow(er)s Contributory Pension FORM WCP
Widow(er)s Non-Contributory Pension FORM WNCP
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