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Social Services

Here you can find provisions supporting families and their children, such as maternity leave measures, child benefits, and family income supplement.

Partner and child(ren) of a deceased person can receive a survivor benefit. The maximum benefit is 70% of the net…
The Dutch pension (paid under the National Old Age Pensions Act) is a basic state pension.
The Municipalities Maternity Benefit (Assegno di maternità dei Comuni) is a maternity allowance of the municipality of…
The State Maternity Benefit (assegno di maternità) can be claimed by atypical or intermittent female workers who are…
It is an experimental measure that provides support to parents whose children were born or adopted between 2015 and…
It is a social assistance measure payable to low-income families with at least three children.
It is a measure to support  families of employees, quasi-subordinate workers, and pensioners whose income falls below a…
It is a social assistance measure for the elderly who have no income and are not entitled to a retirement pension.
After the end of compulsory maternity leave (usually when the child has turned 3 months) parents are entitled to an…
This measure provides income support for caregivers of individuals who are not able to look after their own basic needs…
The Public National Health Service usually involves a contribution for the payment of medical visits and the purchase…
It is a cash transfer intended to provide income support to mothers (and in some cases to fathers) during pregnancy and…
Parents who care for children under 12 years and in addition work can apply for the income-related combination tax. The…
‘One time benefit’ is an income support measure available for individuals or households who are not able to cover the…
Child benefit is a contribution towards the cost for bringing up your child(ren) to 18 years. The amount depends on the…
Childcare is an allowance for parents to cover the cost of childcare. Parents with child(ren) fro which they receive…
Child budget is an allowance for parents to help in the cost for children up to 18 years. It is additional to the child…
This measure provides income support to persons with severe disabilities or other severe permanent changes in health…
A person receives a sum of money or a bond – a voucher – as a means for payment for public service (upon the consent of…
People who are unable to work or have no other means of livelihood are entitled to specific and targeted social…
It is a safety net measure for families living in conditions of extreme poverty. Beneficiaries must participate in…
WIA stands for Law work and income related to capacity to work. There are two WIA benefits: the WGA (35-80%…
The Guaranteed minimum income is a transfer which is meant to ensure the satisfaction of basic needs for individuals…
The healthcare allowance is a contribution from the government to offset the cost of health insurance. How many health…
Pregnant women either working for an employer, receiving some form of welfare, or working as freelancer can claim 100%…