What other benefits may I get?

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Free Travel

If you live permanently in the State you will qualify for a Free Travel Pass.

Household Benefits Package

You may, subject to certain conditions, also qualify for:
  • Electricity, Natural Gas or Bottled Gas Refill Allowance,
  • Free Television Licence,
  • Telephone Allowance for either a landline or a mobile phone.

Carer’s Allowance and Carer’s Benefit

A person may get Carer’s Allowance or Carer’s Benefit to look after you if you need full-time care and attention.
It may be possible to get a half rate Carer’s Allowance in addition to getting a Blind Pension in your own right or if someone else is getting an increase for a qualified adult for you.
For more information, log on to www.welfare.ie.
Last modified:30/01/2013