Increased the size of social assistance to needy families
- 05 March 2015
Legislative act from April 1, 2015 increased the size of state social assistance to needy families for each child, which is a part of the needy families. Installed a fee:
- the child is under the age of 13 years - 250 UAH;
- the child aged from 13 to 18 years - 500 UAH
“It is expected that the new law will allow improving social protection for needy families with children and will be able to provide adequate public support to these families,” said human rights activist Yuriy Tatomyr.
I should add that bill No. 2263 on amendments to article 5 of the law of Ukraine "On state social assistance to needy families" (considering the social protection of children) was supported by the majority of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Votes "for" gave 260 deputies.
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