You will not normally qualify for Supplementary Welfare Allowance if you are:
- not Habitually Resident in the State
- in full-time work that is, working for more than 30 hours per week
- in full-time education
- involved in a trade dispute. However, you may claim Supplementary Welfare Allowance for your dependants.
Those who do not normally qualify for Supplementary Welfare Allowance may be eligible to receive an Urgent Needs Payment in certain circumstances.
See above for more details about Urgent Needs Payments.