Employment Grants and Supports
There are a number of grants and supports available to support you in the workplace. With our colleagues in the Department of Social Protection we can access these grants on your behalf or on the behalf of your employer. The following is a list of the most frequently used:
Reasonable Accommodation Fund for the Employment of Disabled People
- Workplace Equipment Adaptation Grant: This grant can be used to buy assistive technology to help you in your new role or to get a work premises modified to provide better access in the workplace.
- Job Interview Interpreter Grant: This grant can be used to provide you with a sign language interpreter for interview.
- Personal Reader Grant: This grant can be used for blind or visually impaired workers who require assisted reading in their job.
- Employee Retention Grant: This is for employees who have acquired a disability to help them return to work.