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Housing Grants Schemes 


There are three grants available for older people and people with disabilities to help make their home safer and easier to get around.

The grants are: 

  1. Mobility Aids Grant 
  2. Housing Adaption Grant for People with a Disability 
  3. Housing Aid for Older People Grant 

 Mobility Aids Housing Grant 

The Mobility Aids Grant is for older people and/or people with a disability who find it hard to move around their home due to mobility issues. 

This grant can be used to improve access in your home like adding:  

  • Grab rails 
  • Access ramps 
  • An accessible shower 
  • Stair lifts 

 

A Housing Grant Form is available in English or in Irish .

 

Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability 

The Housing Adaptation Grant is for people with a physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual disability. It is for big changes you need to make to your home. 

This grant can be used to improve access in your home like adding:  

  • A ramp or other ways to access your home 
  • Grab rails 
  • Bathroom facilities like and accessible shower or a downstairs toilet 
  • Stair Lift 
  • Space for wheelchair access 
  • An extension (typically for a bedroom and/or bathroom to accommodate a person with a disability) 

 

A Housing Grant Form is available in English  or in Irish .  

Housing Aid for Older People Grant 

This Grant is for people aged 66 years or more to do essential repairs so they can continue to live in their own home. Sometimes this grant can also be paid to people under 66 years old, but only in cases of hardship. 

This grant can be used to do essential repairs like: 

  • Help repair or replace the roof 
  • Upgrade the electrical wiring 
  • Repair or replace doors and windows 
  • Provide central heating (where there is no central heating, or it is broken beyond economic repair) 

A Housing Grant Form is available in English or in Irish .

Fully completed application forms should be submitted to your Municipal District Office. 

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