The department has responsibility for providing labour market services for people with a disability, assisting them with finding paid employment or preparing them for employment through a training or employment programme.
Under the Reasonable Accommodation Fund, the department can help employers and employees with a disability to take appropriate measures to help a person with a disability to access, improve or retain their employment by providing the following grants:
Also available is the Disability Awareness Support Scheme (DASS) which offers funding to private sector employers to provide Disability Awareness Training for staff who work with a colleague who has a disability.
You can apply for a grant under the Reasonable Accommodation Fund by using the application forms below:
Completed Forms should be sent to your local DEASP Intreo Centre. If you know the name of the Case Officer dealing with your application please address the application to him or her.Download