Invalidity Pension - SW44


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Back to Work Enterprise Allowance

You may get the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance if you have been getting Invalidity Pension for at least 12 months. This scheme allows you to return to self-employment and keep a portion of your social welfare payment for 2 years. You may also keep your medical card and secondary benefits, subject to certain conditions.
 
Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Section
Employment Support Services
Shannon Lodge
Carrick-on-Shannon
Co. Leitrim
 
Telephone: 071 96 72698
 

Back to Education Programme

The Back to Education Programme is a scheme for people getting Invalidity Pension or other social welfare payments for a certain period of time. This programme enables you to take an approved second or third level course at a recognised school or college and still receive a payment. For the second level option you must be in receipt of Invalidity Pension for at least 3 months. For the third level option you must be in receipt of Invalidity Pension for at least 12 months.
 
For more information, log on to www.welfare.ie.
Last modified:31/01/2016
 

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