Employment Grants and Supports
Updated 29 November 2012
There are a number of grants and supports available to employers who wish to include and integrate disabled employees into their workforce. With our colleagues in FAS we can access these grants on your behalf or on the behalf of your employee. The following is a list of the most frequently used.
Reasonable Accommodation Fund for the Employment of Disabled PeopleThe following link will bring you to the FAS booklet which gives information on the following grants that we can access from FAS on your behalf
• Workplace Equipment Adaptation Grant
• Job Interview Interpreter Grant
• Personal Reader Grant
• Employee Retention Grant
The following link will bring you to the FAS application forms for the grants listed above. Our job coaches would be happy to discuss any queries you may have in relation to submitting an application for one of these grants.
Wage Subsidy Scheme
This is another support service for employers which provides financial assistance to employers in the form of a wage subsidy. Information on the FAS Wage Subsidy Scheme can be accessed through the link below. The application form can be viewed by clicking on the link below. Our staff would be happy to bring you through the application process and can give further information and advice. We can access the grant through our colleagues in the main DSP Employment Services Office
Please see the updated information received today 29 November 2012 here
Disability Awareness Training for Employers
Grants are available to employers to assist with the cost of disability awareness training. This is restricted to private sector and the information on this can be accessed through the link below. We would be happy to assist in sourcing this for any employer who is recruiting a new employee through our service