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Student Grant

The main financial support available for eligible students attending full-time further and higher education courses is the student grant, which may include a maintenance grant and/or a fee grant, depending on eligibility - Student Grant Scheme

Jobseekers Allowance

If you are unemployed, you may be paid either Jobseeker’s Allowance (JA) or Jobseeker’s Benefit (JB). Both payments are paid by the Department of Social Protection (DSP). – More details here 

Get your CV in order!

Some great advice on making a CV.

CV ADVICE

Rent Allowance

Rent Supplement is paid to people living in private rented accommodation who cannot afford the cost of their accommodation from their own resources.

Rent Allowance

Anxiety

Anxiety is an unpleasant state of inner turmoil. Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety at some point in their life. Read how one young person copes with their anxiety. Anxiety

Your Vote

Have your voice heard, GET VOTING! More information on registering to vote HERE

Medical Cards

These allow people to access Family Doctor or GP services, community health services, dental services, prescription medicine costs, hospital care and a range of other benefits free of charge.  

Medical Cards

Child Benefit

Child Benefit (previously known as Children’s Allowance) is payable to the parents or guardians of children under 16 years of age, or under 18 years of age if the child is in full-time education, FÁS Youthreach training or has a disability.

Child Benefit

Back to Education

The back to education allowance is an education scheme for people in receipt of certain social welfare payments who wish to pursue a full-time second level or third level course of education.

Back to education allowance

Apprenticeship

Thinking of doing an apprenticeship? Find out more here.

Coming out

When is the right time?

Coming Out info (SpunOut) and Belongto

 

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