Cost of Living Support


Additional Needs Payment

What is the Additional Needs Payment The Additional Needs Payment is a Supplementary Welfare Allowance payment that you may apply for if you have essential expenses that you cannot pay from your weekly income or other sources (e.g maintenance or savings). Additional Needs Payment The Additional Needs Payment can help you with an expense that you cannot pay from …

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Cost of Living Supports

Budget 2024: one-off cost of living supports Here is a list of the cost of living supports. The government has introduced several one-off cost of living supports. Like what we do? then please consider subscribing to us Follow me on TikTok for more For more information on the cost of living supports and …

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Lump Sum Payments

In a monumental move to address the rising cost of living and provide essential assistance to pensioners, carers, individuals with disabilities, and low-income families, the Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has unveiled an impressive €2.3 billion budget package. Key Highlights of Budget 2024: 1. Lump Sum Payments: Easing Financial Strain 2. Weekly Payment …

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Extra Support in Budget 2024

Budget 2024 has unveiled an array of cost-of-living measures, including extra payments in November, to provide vital support and start the new year on a positive note. Let’s explore these payments, each tailored to address specific needs: Extra Support in Budget 2024 1. Qualified Child Bonus: €100 2. Living Alone Allowance: €200 3. Carers Support …

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Christmas Bonus and Extra Payments for Social Welfare Recipients

The holiday season is fast approaching, and amidst the festive cheer, social welfare recipients in Ireland have even more reason to celebrate. In addition to the traditional Christmas bonus, which brings a welcome financial boost each December, there’s great news on the horizon. January will bring extra payments that promise to alleviate the financial strain …

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