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Applying for monthly benefits for the maintenance of foster children


In order to ensure the necessary maintenance of foster children, ongoing benefits are granted in the form of lump sums for the costs of material expenses as well as for care and upbringing.

The lump sums for the costs of material expenses are age-based and cover the entire, regularly recurring living expenses of a foster child. The lump sums for care and education are independent of age.

Process flow

Caregivers can apply for the monthly lump sums themselves if they have a declaration of assignment from the foster child's legal guardians.

The local youth welfare office or the foster children's service can advise you. You may be able to use it there. also apply for a one-off grant or grant.

Who should I contact?

The local youth welfare office

Requirements

You have a permit for full-time care according to § 44 SGB VIII and are in a care relationship of full-time care.

Which documents are required?

none

What are the fees?

There are no costs.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

There is no deadline.

Technically approved by

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

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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