Co. Carlow Citizen's Information Service

By: Co. Carlow's Citizen's Information Service  05/12/2011
Keywords: employment, taxation, family law


Carlow Citizens Information Service provides a FREE IMPARTIAL CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION and INTERNAL ADVOCACY SERVICE to the public on rights and entitlements.

TOPICS INCLUDE

:

Social Welfare

– Illness Benefit - Disability Allowance - Invalidity Pension

– Carers Benefit and Carers Allowance

– Family Income Supplement

– Unmarried Parents – maintenance – work – education –access - taxation

– Job Seekers Benefit/ Job Seekers Assistance

– State Contributory/State Non Contributory Pensions

– Free Telephone/ESB Allowance (Household Benefits)

Employment

– Holidays Public Holidays Sick Leave

– Payment of Wages

– Redundancy

– Working Time Act

– Unfair Dismissal

– Maternity Rights/Care

Health Board Payments

– Medical Cards GP Visit Cards

– Back to School Clothing & Footwear Allowance

– Exceptional Needs Payments Rent Allowance

– Hospital Charges Nursing Home

Taxation

– PAYE Tax Credits

Taxation forms – P12, One Parent Family Tax Credit, Med 1

P50 (Repayment of Tax during unemployment) Rent Relief

  RESIDENCE          CITIZENSHIP           CONSUMER
EDUCATION         FAMILY LAW             HOUSING
Internal Advocacy

Where necessary the service will assist clients to fill out application forms or will phone or write to various government departments to follow up queries on their behalf

Talks in the Community

Information Officers are available to give talks to groups in the community (minimum 10 people) – CE Schemes ICA groups Second or Third level students Women’s groups and Disability Groups where requested

SPECIALIST SERVICES
FREE LEGAL ADVICE SERVICE
Last Monday of each month 7 - 9 p.m. (By appointment only)

FREE LABOUR LAW SERVICE

For Employers & Employees

Last Monday of each month 7pm - 9pm (Call in person only)

Keywords: employment, family law, Medical Cards, taxation

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