RELIEF APPLICATION FORM (HOUSEHOLDS)

CRITERIA FOR RELIEF – HOUSEHOLD EXEMPTIONS

 

NB:  Please read the information here BEFORE completing the application form below.

1. SENIOR CITIZENS

The Senior Citizen GSC Exemption entitles seniors aged 65 or over, residing in their own residence with separate metered water service for that residential unit, to a reduction\waiver from payment of the GSC for their residence.
This exemption provides substantial savings to seniors.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a reduction\waiver in GSC:

  •  You must be 65 years of age or older.
  •  You must occupy the residential unit as your principal place of residence.
  •  The residential unit must have a separate water meter.

If you meet all of the above criteria and wish to apply, you may submit an application to the GSC Relief Board.

 

2. FAMILIES RECEIVING WELFARE ASSISTANCE

The Welfare Assistance GSC Exemption entitles families that receive assistance from the welfare department, whose residence consists of a separately metered water service, to a reduction\waiver from payment of the GSC for their residence. This exemption provides substantial savings to individuals and to families.

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a reduction\waiver in GSC:

  • You or your family must be receiving assistance from the Welfare Department and is responsible for paying the bill
  • You must occupy the residence as your principal place of residence.
  • The residence must have a separate water meter.

If you meet all the above criteria and wish to apply, you may submit an application Form to the GSC Relief Board.

 

3. PERSONS LIVING WITH A DISABILITY

The GSC Exemption for Persons Living with a Disability entitles persons identified with the Barbados Council for theDisabled, who are sole occupants of a residence with separate metered water service for that residential unit, to a reduction\waiver from payment of the GSC for their residence. This exemption provides substantial savings to persons living with disabilities.

  • Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a reduction\waiver in GSC:
    You must be acknowledged by the Barbados Council for the Disabled.
  • You must occupy the residential unit as your principal place of residence.
  • The residential unit must have a separate water meter.

Note that you may be asked to provide the following documentation:

  • Documentation from the Barbados Council for the Disabled proving your disability.

If you meet all the above criteria and wish to apply, you may submit an Application Form to the GSC Relief Board.