Jobseekers - Grants and Supports
Job seekers with disabilities may be entitled to apply for the following grants:
Workplace Equipment / Adaptation Grant (WEAG)
Provides funding for a person with a disability who is starting or already in employment to make their workplace more accessible or equipment easier to use.
Get more info from the Department of Social Protection here
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Job Interview - Interpreter Grant (JIIG)
Grant for an interpreter to accompany a person with a speech or hearing impairment to a job interview. Get more info from the Department of Social Protection here
Personal Reader Grant (PRG)
Provides funding to employ a personal reader to assist someone who is blind or visually impaired in their work. Get more info from the Department of Social Protection here
Employee Retention Grant Scheme (ERGS)
Aims to help employers retain employees who become disabled through sickness or injury. Get more info from the Department of Social Protection here