Disabilities & Entitlements

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There is a wide range of equipment available to help you. You can save time and energy by using some simple adaptation or helpful piece of equipment, or by asking for help. You can find out about the range of equipment available and get more information and advice from.

In this booklet you will find:

  • Qualifying for benefits
  • The main disability-related payments
  • Other benefits
  • Caring for a person with a disability
  • Transferring benefits from abroad
  • Health services
  • Community care and other services
  • Transport and travel
  • Housing
  • Income tax and levies
  • Education and training
  • Employment
  • Legal matters
  • Complaints, appeals and the role of the Ombudsman
  • Equality for people with disabilities

Download full booklet here

*The Assist Ireland website also provides information on assistive technology and a directory of products available for people with disabilities and older people. It operates a support service during standard working hours at (0761 07 9200) or support@assistireland.ie. Website: www.assistireland.ie

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