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Applying for accident insurance as a foster parent

The legislator provides for the reimbursement of expenses for appropriate contributions to private accident insurance for full-time care caregivers, provided that there is no statutory accident insurance.

Process flow

Inquire at your local youth welfare office or foster child service.

You can submit an application for the assumption of contributions via the online service "Foster ChildrenDigital" using the form "Assumption of contributions by accident insurance for caregivers".

The Youth Welfare Office will examine your application and your entitlement to the assumption of contributions.

Who should I contact?

To the local youth welfare office


Existing care relationship of full-time care according to §§ 27, 33 SGB VIII.

Which documents are required?


What are the fees?

There are no costs.

Processing duration

The processing of applications by the Youth Welfare Office may take some time.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Labour, Health and Equality


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)