What increases can I get?

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You may be entitled to extra weekly increase(s) along with your basic Blind Pension as follows:

Living Alone Increase

You may be entitled to the Living Alone Increase if you live alone or mainly alone.

Fuel Allowance

You may get Fuel Allowance, from October to April, subject to certain conditions. These conditions include that you live alone or with certain specified persons.

Island Allowance

You may get an Island Allowance if you live on an offshore island off the Republic of Ireland subject to certain conditions.
For more information on these increases, log on to www.welfare.ie.
Last modified:30/01/2013