To mitigate the financial challenges experienced by persons as a result of the recently introduced COVID-19 prevention measures, the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services wishes to advise that applications for the Income Support Grant (ISG) (Phase II) has commenced.
Only online applications will be accepted.
The Income Support Grant is up to a maximum of $1,500 for the month of May 2021 only. Once eligible, persons who lost their income with effect from May 1, 2021 will receive $1,500. Persons who lost their income with effect from May 8, 2021 will receive $1,000.
To apply, click https://grants.social.gov.tt/
Applicants are informed that once they are deemed eligible, applications will be processed accordingly.
The Income Support Grant (ISG) is open to citizens and permanent residents of Trinidad and Tobago who do not have a NIS number, and were employed in the Bar, Gaming, Restaurant, Entertainment, Tourism and Spa Industry (hairdressers, barbers, nail technicians etc.) Persons who sell or offer for sale food or drink as a street vendor and retail establishments (In accordance with Public Health Ordinances) are also encouraged to apply.
The Ministry of Social Development and Family Services further wishes to advise that all false and misleading information contained in the Income Support Grant application will be reported to the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service for their investigation and further action. Additionally, persons currently in receipt of grants from the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services are not eligible to receive the Income Support Grant.
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