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Housing: Grants Schemes

Grant Schemes

From 1st November 2007 the Disabled Persons Grant and Essential Repair Grant have been replaced by the following 3 new grant schemes which are administered by Mayo County Council;-

Mobility Aids Housing Grant

The Mobility Aids Housing Grant is available to cover a basic suite of works to address mobility problems, primarily, but not exclusively, associated with ageing. The works grant aided under the scheme include:

  • Grab-rails;
  • Access ramps;
  • Level access showers;
  • Stair-lifts; and
  • Other minor works deemed necessary to facilitate the mobility needs of a member of a household.

Mobility Aids Grant Scheme Application Form

 

Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability

The Housing Adaptation Grant for People with a Disability is available to assist in the carrying out of works which are reasonably necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation of a person with a disability who has an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment.  The types of works allowable under the scheme include the provision of access ramps, downstairs toilet facilities, stair-lifts, accessible showers, adaptations to facilitate wheelchair access, extensions, and any other works which are reasonably necessary for the purposes of rendering a house more suitable for the accommodation of a person with a disability.

Housing Adaptation Grant Scheme for People with a Disability Application Form

 

Scheme of Housing Aid for Older People

The Scheme of Housing Aid for Older People is available to assist older people living in poor housing conditions to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out. The types of works grant aided under the scheme include structural repairs or improvements, re-wiring, repairs to/replacement of windows and doors, the provision of heating, water and sanitary services, cleaning, painting and drylining.

Housing Aid for Older People Grant Scheme Application Form

Fully completed application forms should be submitted to your Municipal District Office: Housing

Contact details for Housing

Rental Accomodation Scheme (RAS) Central Housing Office - Swinford
College House
Station Road
Swinford
(094) 9251495

Ballina Municipal District Offices
Ballina Civic Offices
Arran Place
Ballina
(096) 76100

Claremorris Municipal District Offices
Kilcolman Road
Claremorris: (094) 9372310

Ballinrobe Housing Office:
Kilmaine Road
Balinrobe: (094) 9541111

West Mayo Municipal District Offices
Belmullet Civic Centre
Church Road
Belmullet
(097) 81004

Westport Housing Office

Altamount Street
Westport
(098) 50400

Castlebar Municipal District Office
Áras an Chontae
The Mall
Castlebar
094 9024444

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