€77.1 million spent on services
We publish regular updates on applications to Caranua and this one provides information to the 30th September 2018
We have now:
- Received Part 1 applications from 6,526 people
- Confirmed eligibility for 5,933
- Number of Survivors with current open applications 2,414
- Number of Survivors waiting initial assignment: 257
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. 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. The number of Part 1 applications received up to the 30th September 2018 is 6,526. Of these 5,933 survivors have been deemed eligible to apply.
Current Status of Applications
After an applicant is deemed eligible to apply, we ask them for identification documents. Once their identification documents are verified, the next step is that they are allocated an Application Advisor, who will work with them on their application for services.
As at the 30th September 2018, there were 257 survivors who have yet to receive services, who are waiting to be assigned an Advisor. There are currently over 2,414 survivors working with an Advisor, almost 2,100 are first time applicants. There are 146 people, who have already received services and who have submitted a reapplication, who are waiting to be assigned an Application Advisor.
|Number of Survivors with current open applications||2,414
First application = 2,091
|Waiting first time assignment||257|
|Waiting repeat assignment||146|
1067 survivors assigned to an application advisor in 2018
Complaints made to Caranua
Feedback received 2018
Payments and spend (to end of September 2018)
To the end of September 2018 we had spent €77.1 million on services as follows:
|Applications Value by Category Type||Cumulative|
|Exceptional Needs||€0.2 million|
|Total Value of Applications Paid||€77.1 million|