Oct 15, 2009

Winter Fuel Allowance Ireland

A Fuel Allowance is a payment under the National Fuel Scheme to help with the cost of heating your home. It is paid to people who are dependant on long-term social welfare or Health Service Executive (HSE) payments and who are unable to provide for their own heating needs.
The scheme operates for 32 weeks from the end of September to May.
Only one payment is paid to a household. Th erate is €20 a week

If you are in receipt of any of these :
* Invalidity Pension * Pre-Retirement Pension * Disability Allowance
* Incapacity Supplement Widow's or Widower's (Contributory) Pension
# Widow's (Non-Contributory) Pension
# Deserted Wife's Benefit or Allowance
# State Pension (Contributory or Non-Contributory)
# State Pension (Transition)
# Blind Pension
# Prisoners Wife's Allowance
# One-Parent Family Payment

You may qualify for a fuel allowance

Social Welfare Services Office
Government Buildings
Ballinalee Road

Tel:(043) 334 0000 Locall: 1890 92 77 70

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