Benefits for covering basic living needs

Social welfare (guaranteed minimum allowance)

What:

An allowance granted for the purpose of covering basic living needs to persons who lack the financial resources to cover their basic living needs; it is granted in the monthly amount.

Who: Persons who lack the financial resources to cover their basic living needs, where such persons fulfil all of the requirements stipulated by law.

Where:

Social welfare centres:

Occasional benefits

a) One-off allowance

WHAT: An allowance that may be granted to a single person or a household unable to cover their basic living needs due to current financial difficulties, caused by the birth or schooling of a child, illness or death of a family member, natural disaster, etc., or granted for the purpose of acquiring essential household items or essential clothing and footwear, where it is not possible to acquire such essential household items, clothing and footwear in cooperation with humanitarian organisations.

WHO: A single person or a household unable to cover their basic living needs due to current financial difficulties.

WHERE: Social welfare centres 

 

b) Occasional financial aid

 

WHAT: Caritas Croatia offers occasional financial aid to socially disadvantaged families.

WHERE:

Caritas Croatia

Web: www.caritas.hr

E-mail: caritas.croatia@caritas.hr

Ksaverska cesta 12a, Zagreb

Phone: +385 1 5635045

Google Maps: https://goo.gl/FgKiHf

Address book of Caritas in Croatian dioceses: https://goo.gl/cNkKh0

 

c) One-off financial aid

 

WHAT: Certain municipalities, towns and counties provide for one-off financial aid within their budget, intended for covering specific needs.

WHO: Persons who fulfil the requirements stipulated in decisions issued by social welfare authorities.

WHERE: Municipalities, towns and counties