We publish regular updates on applications to Caranua and this one provides information to the end of June 2017
We have now:
•Received Part 1 applications from 5,920 people
•Paid out over €61.5 million.
How many people can apply?
To be eligible to apply to Caranua, a person must have spent time in an institution as a child, and received an award through settlement, Court or the Residential Institutions Redress Board. An estimated 15,000 people received such awards and may be eligible to apply to us. Our Application Form Part 1 allows us to check whether someone can apply. Once we receive the form, we usually do this in ten working days.
To the end of June 2017 we have:
•Received 5,920 Part 1 Applications; and
•Verified the eligibility and identity of 5,348 people
•Made 35,211 payments to 4,663 people
•Completed 2,456 applications
How much money has been spent?
To the end of June 2017 we had spent €61.5 million on services as follows:
•Housing: €43.5 million
•Health and wellbeing: €16.7 million
•Education: €1.4 million
•Exceptional needs: €135,000