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Mother and Baby and County Home Institutions
This page brings together information which may be helpful and of interest to survivors and former residents of Mother and Baby and County Home Institutions, their families and supporters. This includes information on accessing personal information, details of the forthcoming Mother and Baby Institutions Payment Scheme, the Government Action Plan and related legislative developments.
The Mother and Baby Institutions Payment Scheme is not yet open for applications. The department is aware that some legal firms are advertising services to assist in applying for the Scheme. It is not anticipated that legal support or advice is required to submit an application. The application process will be straightforward and there will be no requirement for applicants to supply their records when they are submitting an application. Once the Scheme is launched, information and supports will be available to assist with the application process.