Information on personal finance, budgeting, managing debt and Direct Payments.

Citizens Information: Money & Tax

Website page with information on tax, personal finance and analysis of impact of annual Budget on citizens. See also their Checklist for People With Disabilities, which lists all the main services and entitlements for people with disabilities.


Government Benefit of Work Estimator for Disability or Illness Payments

A tool that shows how income from employment may affect your Disability or Illness payment – anonymous and the information you provide cannot be used to identify you by the Department of Social Protection.


Money Advice and Budgeting Service

Free state money advice service. Offers impartial advice to help you manage your money and take control of your debt. Online tools to help you assess your financial situation, budget and manage debt.  Helpline Mon-Fri 9am-8pm (0818) 07 2000.

South Leinster MABS Bray office: Mon-Fri 9am-4.30pm:  2 The Boulevard, Quinsborough Road, Bray. t: (0818) 07 2250  e:


Money Counts website

A practical tool to help you with your money management.


The AT Network

Áiseanna Tacaíochta facilitates Direct Payments to people with disabilities. A Direct Payment is a cash payment made directly to people to enable them to purchase and manage their own care and support services.


The It Makes Sense Loan

Loan scheme via participating credit unions for people in receipt of social welfare who need a loan at short notice.

Finance News

Image from Rethink Ireland website of group of people standing at the announcement of the fund.

Disability Participation and Awareness Fund

March 4, 2024The 2024 Disability Participation and Awareness Fund is now open for applications from change-making non-profit organisations focused on supporting people with disabilities to participate in community life. This includes social,…... Read More
Pictured at the launch of the €3m Disability Participation and Awareness Fund are [l-r] Deirdre Mortell, CEO, Rethink Ireland and Anne Rabbitte TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Disability at the Department of Health and at the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.

Disability Participation and Awareness Fund 2023

February 20, 2023The Disability Participation and Awareness Fund is a €3 million, 1-year Fund created by Rethink Ireland in partnership with the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY). The…... Read More
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Costs of Disability report published

December 8, 2021The Department of Social Protection launched its Costs of Disability in Ireland report on 7th December 2021. The cost of disability is the extra spending needs that people with a…... Read More
Connect Family Network Financial Supports Information Talk flyer

Guide to financial supports talk

May 19, 2021Inclusion Ireland and Galway Autism Partnership are hosting an online Guide to Financial Supports talk via Zoom: Date: Thursday 27th May 2021, 11am to 12pm A short and interesting talk…... Read More
Financial Wellbeing webinar flyer

Financial Wellbeing webinar

May 12, 2021Wicklow Triple A Alliance is holding a free online webinar on Tuesday, 18th May, at 7pm via Zoom: Financial Wellbeing: Special Needs Trust Planning Learn to secure your child’s long-term…... Read More
Art and Disability Connect Award info session flyer

Arts and Disability award scheme info session

April 21, 2021Are you an artist with a disability? Are you considering applying for funding via the Arts and Disability Connect Scheme? Info Clinic on Tuesday 27 April from 11:00 am –…... Read More
Arts and Disability Awards poster

Arts and Disability Connect awards scheme

April 13, 2021Arts and Disability Connect round one is now open! The Arts and Disability Connect scheme is designed to support individual artists with disabilities to be ambitious, to develop their practice…... Read More
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Survey on costs of disability

October 23, 2020The Department of Employment and Social Affairs has launched a confidential survey on the costs of disability. This survey will help policymakers understand the extra financial and other costs you…... Read More