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The Emergency Fund can make a one-time payment of £100 (Northern Ireland) or €100 (Republic of Ireland) per person. Please fill out the form below to apply for an emergency payment. Please note that these emergency payments are only for persons who have worked as an in-person sex worker in Ireland 1-23 March 2020 and who are currently in financial crisis due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). To prevent any abuse of this fund, we will be checking applicants had an in-person sex worker advertisement between 1-23 March 2020. If you do not meet the criteria of having had an advert online between 1-23 March 2020, but are genuinely a person who had been doing in-person sex work in Ireland prior to the current COVID-19 outbreak, you can still apply and we will look into your case individually.
What is your working name?
What is your working email address?
What is your working phone number(s)?
Do you currently reside in Ireland?
Are you currently residing in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland?
Republic of Ireland
Were you doing in-person sex work in Ireland between 1-23 March 2020?
Are you genuinely in financial crisis due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?
How can we send you payment?
To avoid delay, please provide full and correct information as to how we can make payment to you.
Bank Transfer to UK bank account
Bank Transfer to non-UK bank account
Please provide your PayPal email address
Due to current banking rules we are unable to make a transfer to any bank account without an account name.
UK bank sort codes are six digits, e.g. 55-55-55
UK bank account numbers are eight digits, e.g. 55555555
IBAN (International Bank Account Number)
IBAN numbers can contain up to 34 letters and digits, e.g. IE55AIBK55555555555555
All international payments will be made in EURO. If your account is not a EURO currency account you can let us know here. We may be able to make payments in other currencies upon request.
Please suggest an alternate payment method you could accept
If you want to be paid to your Revolut account, please note you can request this by selecting "Bank Transfer to non-UK bank account" and providing your Revolut account name, IBAN and currency. If you want to be paid to your Monese account you can request this by selecting "Bank Transfer to UK bank account" and providing your account name, sort code and account number. Payment methods we have already established we cannot use include: SWIRL, 3 Money Card, PaySafe.
Would you like us to stay in contact with you during this emergency, especially with regard to sending you information about applying for statutory benefits (e.g. Universal Credit or Unemployment Payments) and/or any additional financial supports?
Please use this section to provide any additional information you want to convey to us or ask any questions you may have.
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