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Support for families with multiple children (from triplets)

The birth of multilings poses particular challenges for families: The care and supervision of infants and young children is usually difficult for the affected families to cope without support. In this way, additional resources can also help parents in this particular phase of their lives to cope with everyday life and to support the children. In this way, they can make small purchases or, if necessary, hire helpers in the period after birth for short-term relief.

The Land of Lower Saxony therefore supports families with multiples (from triplets) who have their main residence in Lower Saxony at the time of birth or at the time of the enrolment of the multiples and live in a household with the multiples, with a financial Support per child for childbirth and enrolment in the amount of € 250.00 each, as well as through the assumption of the honorary sponsorship by the Lower Saxony Minister for Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the Lower Saxony State Office for Social Affairs, Youth and Family.

Which documents are required?

  • Birth certificaten of children
  • Proof of the main residence of the applicant and the children
  • Proof of the right of care for persons in the case of parents other than the biological parents
  • Proof of enrolment

What are the fees?

There are no charges.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The application must be submitted within the first 12 months after birth or after enrolment.

What else should I know?

Detailed information for families can be found at


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

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

Further Links

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