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Financial Support for Individuals

This page was last updated on 1 April 2021 at 16:45hrs.

A range of benefits are available from Social Security for people in financial need as a direct result of COVID-19. 

Information about the benefits that may be available to those affected by the pandemic are listed below along with contact details for the relevant departments.

Unemployment Benefit

Sickness Benefit

Income Support

Financial support available to self-employed people

States Pension

Other useful contacts

COVID-19 contacts

Clinical questions

Phoneline available 24 hours a day. Email inbox monitored Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00

Non-clinical enquiries

Monday to Friday 09:00-16:00 and Saturday 10:00-13:00

Businesses with financial concerns

Critical Travel

Monday to Friday 09:00-16:00


Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00

Financial support for individuals

Monday to Friday 8:30 - 16:00

Business Queries

Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00