Application forms for Housing Adaptation Grant Scheme, Mobility Aid Grant Scheme and Housing Aid for Older People Scheme will be accepted at the address listed below.
Please note that the Council will be targeting the scheme at those most in need of assistance.
Queries may be addressed to Jim Horan, Housing Department on 071 911 4437.
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:
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, and 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.
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, and painting.
Fully completed application forms should be submitted to Sligo Borough Council, Quay Street, Sligo for the attention of Jim Horan.