This helpline provides information on available income supports for people impacted by COVID-19. Our information team can advise on the most suitable income supports for your circumstances and provide information on how to make an application.
For information relating to Illness Benefit for COVID-19 absences contact the Income Support Helpline for COVID-19 (above)
For information on Supplementary Welfare Allowance (SWA) Supplements, you can contact your local Supplementary Welfare Allowance (SWA) administering office.
You can receive your social protection payments at any bank or post office of your choice, direct to your current or deposit account by completing the following form.
Please download the form and ensure it is filled in accurately. Completed forms can be sent by Freepost to the address referred to on the back of the form.
We cannot accept scanned copies, only original documents.
If you would like us to post a form to you for one of our schemes, including Covid 19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment, Jobseeker's Benefit, or Illness Benefit, please send your name and address to the email below.
This email address is only to request that an application form be posted out to you so please supply your name and address. Forms can only be posted to addresses in Ireland.