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FAQ's Midland warmer Homes

FAQ's

  • What is Fuel Allowance?

    • Fuel Allowance is a payment made to you under the National Fuel Scheme to help heat your home during the winter months. You can contact your local Department of Social Protection or Citizens information regarding your eligibility for Fuel Allowance.
  • What is Jobseekers Allowance?

    • Jobseekers Allowance is available for unemployed persons between 18 and 66 that are fully unemployed for at least 4 days out of 7. You can claim Jobseekers Allowance if you do not meet the requirements for Job Seekers Benefit. You can contact your local Department of Social Protection or Citizens information regarding your eligibility for Jobseekers Allowance.
  • What is Family Income Supplement (FIS)?

    • Family Income Supplement (FIS) is a weekly tax-free payment available to employees with children, it gives extra financial support to people on low pay. You can contact your local Department of Social Protection or Citizens information regarding your eligibility for Family Income Supplement (FIS).
  • Proof of Eligibility

    • Once you have been approved for Fuel Allowance or you are in receipt of one of the other eligible allowances you are able to avail of the Midland Warmer Home Scheme. The Department of Social Protection will need to stamp your application form or provide you with a letter before your application can be processed.
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