Financial Assistance Programme

APPLICATIONS FOR THESE GRANTS ARE NOW OPEN

Eligibility

  • Individuals residing in the Cayman Islands: Caymanian, PR, and work permit holders who are at least 18 years old
  • Employment or self-employment income directly affected by COVID-19 pandemic restrictions: job loss or significantly reduced hours.
  • Individuals who expect to have less than CI$ 1,500 monthly employment or self employment income.
  • If the programme requires household income, this should be equal or less than $CI 2,000 per month

Payment assistance

 

Utilities Assistance: Subsidy available for individuals and families unable to pay their water and/or electricity bill

Documentation required for application; please note we will verify all information given:

  • ID ( passport/drivers license) , Proof of Status, Latest Bill (current month), Pay Stub or Termination Letter
  • Grant: Monthly bill up to $800 for Cayman Utilities Company (CUC) or up to $200 Water Authority Cayman (WAC)
  • Not receiving assistance from NAU for utility payment
  • Income and expense budget required.
  • Applications: Open monthly after billing cycle - close 5 days before end of the month
  • Payment: Issued directly to either CUC or WAC
NEW Utilities Assistance

 

 

Rent Subsidy: Eligible households receive assistance to help pay their rent 

Documentation required for application; please note we will verify all information given:

  • ID upload ( passport/drivers license) , Proof of Status, Latest Bill, Pay Stub or Termination letter and rental contract
  • Grant: One-month rental cost
  • Income and expense budget for all home occupants
  • Not receiving assistance from NAU for rental payments
  • Landlord contact information
  • Applications: Always open
  • Payment: Issued as needed directly to landlord
Rent Subsidy

 

 

Food Vouchers: Support for Individuals and Families struggling to pay for food and essential items

Documentation required for application; please note we will verify all information given:

  • ID ( passport/drivers license) , Proof of Status, Latest Bill (current month), Pay Stub or Termination Letter
  • Grant: Varies depending on number of dependents
  • Not receiving assistance from NAU for food purchases
  • Income and expense budget required.
  • Payment: Grocery Store vouchers
NEW Food Voucher

 

 

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