Check if you qualify for the Carer's Support Grant


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Are you:

 
  • working or in education or training outside the home for more than 15 hours a week?
  • getting Jobseeker’s Benefit or Jobseeker’s Allowance?
  • signing for credited contributions?
If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions you are not  eligible for the Carer’s Support Grant. Please do not  complete the application form.
If you answered ‘No’:
  • do you care for the person on a full-time basis?
  • have you been or are you likely to be providing full-time care and attention for at least 6 months?
  • does this period of care include the first Thursday in June?

     

Note Since September 2007 it may be possible for you to receive a half rate Carer’s Allowance in addition to another Social Welfare payment. It may also be possible to receive this payment even if your spouse or partner is receiving an increase for you as a qualified adult on their social welfare payment. For more information, log on to www.welfare.ie

 

If you answered ‘No’ to any of these questions you are not eligible for the Carer’s Support Grant. Please do not complete the application form.

Last modified:25/05/2017
 

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