Farm Assist is an income support scheme for farmers. Find out about the means test for this payment and the rules about who can qualify.
Rural Social Scheme
The Rural Social Scheme (RSS) provides income support for farmers and fishermen/women who are getting certain social welfare payments.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm) or you can visit your local Citizens Information Centre.