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Glenveagh School

 Glenveagh School Gate

Parent & Carer Information


This page will provide quick access to a number of support agencies & information sites in relation to benefits, grants and information.  Click on the links below:

Parents & Carers check out this company for excellently priced specialised matresses, blankets etc   FASTASLEE

Easy to read direct payments

Carers NI the voice of carers 

Belfast Carers Centre -Guidance about grant entitlement, support for carers and siblings 


Mencap Wills & Trusts


Centre for Independent Living Information about direct payments, support and guidance for living independently

Family Fund Access to information about Family Fund including on line applications

EMA (Education Maintenance Allowance) 16-19 year olds

You can get an EMA of up to £30 per week if:

  • you are aged 16, 17, 18 or 19 years on or between 2nd July 2011 and 1st July 2012
  • your household income is £33, 950 or less
  • you are doing at least 15 hours of guided learning at an FE college or studying full time at school in Northern Ireland

Make a Wish Foundation

Any child or young person aged 3 to 17, who is living with a life-threatening illness

Dreams Come True

For children & young adults (age 2 -21) suffering from a life-threatening illness or a long-term debilitating condition

BBC Information Site for Personal/Health/Social Education

Skills for life: Personal and social development, photo realistic video clips for teenagers with severe learning difficulties, combating sensitive issues