Housing grants are provided to people who own their own home, or are tenants of Cork County Council, to help older people and those with a disability  to continue to live independently.

There are a number of grants available:

A Disabled Persons Grant may be applied for works to Cork County Council properties for people with a disability to be carried out to make it more suitable to meet the housing needs of an occupant of the property who has a disability.

Works may include:

  • Ground floor bedroom and or bathroom facilities
  • Stair lift
  • Adapt existing bathroom to suit the needs of a disabled person

 

Please return application form to the relevant divisional office: 

Divisional Operations South Cork, Housing Dept, Cork County Council, Floor 4, County Hall, Cork
Tel 021 4285501, 4285215, 4285332, 4285327, 4285265 or use our  Online Enquiry Form

Divisional Operations North Cork, Housing Dept, Council Offices, Annabella, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Tel 022 21123 or use our Online Enquiry Form

Divisional Operations West Cork, Housing Dept, Cork County Council, Kent Street, Clonakilty, Co. Cork 
Tel 023 8833328 or use our Online Enquiry Form

The Mobility Aid Grant is available to private homeowners.  It covers a basic range of works to address mobility problems. Works grant-aided under the Scheme includes grab-rails, access ramps, level access showers, and stair lifts.

 

Please return the application form to the relevant divisional office: 

Housing Mobility Grants, Housing Dept, Council Offices, Annabella, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Tel 022 30476; 022 30492 or use our Online Enquiry Form

 

 

The Housing Adaptation Grant is available to private homeowners to assist in carrying out works which are reasonably necessary to render the house more suitable for the accommodation of a person who has an enduring physical, sensory, mental health or intellectual impairment. 

 

Please return the application form to the relevant divisional office: 

Housing Adaptation Grants, Housing Dept, Council Offices, Annabella, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Tel 022 30476; 022 30492 or use our Online Enquiry Form

The Housing Aid for Older People Grant is available to private homeowners to assist people aged 66 or over, living in poor housing conditions, to have necessary repairs or improvements carried out.

The type of works grant-aided includes re-roofing, re-wiring, and the provision of central heating (where none exists).

 

Please return the application form to the relevant divisional office: 

Housing Aid of Older People Grant, Housing Dept, Council Offices, Annabella, Mallow, Co. Cork.
Tel 022 30476; 022 30492 or use our Online Enquiry Form