The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection are introducing measures to provide income support to people affected by COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Reduced Working Week:
- People who are placed on a reduced working week will be required to contact their local Intreo Centre to arrange an appointment. Information regarding the Short Time Working Support scheme can be found on link below.
Other Illness Payments:
- Where people do not qualify for illness benefit they can apply for basic Supplementary Allowance which will be paid at the same rate as illness benefit.
Applications in the North East Division can be made on
Dundalk /Monaghan: email@example.com.