Supports for employers and employees

There are different supports for people with disabilities to assist with finding and keeping employment. Grants that may be helpful to support you and your employer to return to work or begin a new job include:

  • Grants for employers to retain employees with disabilities
  • Disability Awareness Training Grants
  • Grants for adapting or equipping the workplace for staff with disabilities
  • Wage Subsidy Scheme

Information about these grants and others are listed on the Citizens Information Website here

Employer Disability Information Service

The purpose of the Employer Disability Information service is to provide employers with an expert peer source of advice and information on employing staff with disabilities, with a view to enhancing the confidence and competence of individual employers to employ, manage and retain staff with disabilities.