Criteria for PwDs

 

The following criteria must be met for an individual to qualify for a subsidised mobile device:

 


1.    The applicant must be a resident of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.


2.    The applicant must be 12 years and over. Applications from persons 12 to 17 years old must

       be signed by a parent or guardian.


3.    The applicant must be visually-impaired and/or hearing-impaired and in receipt of a

       disability grant,  public assistance grant, food support cards or senior citizens’ pension.
 
Or
 
Applicants 12-17 years old can apply if they or their parent or guardian is in receipt of a disability grant, public assistance grant or food support cards.

 

Or

 

The applicant must be a minor (under 18 years) with any disability, evidenced by being in receipt of a disability grant for minors.
 

These grants are issued by the Social Welfare Division of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services.
 
4.    The applicant must provide the Authority with evidence of the disability such as a medical

       report or doctor’s certificate identifying and confirming the disability. This is not required

       for applicants receiving disability grant.