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Workplace Equipment/Adaptation Grant (WEAG)

The aim of the Workplace Equipment/Adaptation Grant (WEAG) is to increase the job opportunities for people
with a disability by supporting any additional costs, related to the disability, incurred by:

  • private sector employers employing or retaining an employee with a disability;
  • ¬†self-employed people with a disability.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Any person with a disability who is about to take up employment with a private sector employer, change job as a
result of re-deployment or promotion, or become self-employed, and who requires assistive technology or an
adaptation to the workplace in order to undertake the duties required.
Any person employed by a private sector employer who acquires a disability whilst in employment, whose
employer is participating in the Employee Retention Grant Scheme (ERGS), and who requires assistive
technology or an adaptation to the workplace in order to retain his/her employment.
Any person with a disability who is employed by a private sector employer, whose condition deteriorates so that
he/she requires new assistive technology or a further adaptation to the workplace in order to retain his/her
employment.



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