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  • From April 1, Government introduces assistance to large families: UAH 1,700 for the third child and each subsequent child
    Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine, posted 26 March 2019 11:32

    From April 1, the Government introduces additional payments to large families in the amount of UAH 1,700 UAH per child from the third. Payments will be made until the child reaches the age of 6.

    The additional payment does not only apply to those who gave birth or will give birth to a child this year. Every large family who has the relevant document can apply for additional child support from April 1. If there are four children in the family, two of whom are not 6 years old, the state will pay UAH 1,700 for each of them. This is in addition payment to the monthly payment that makes up  UAH 860 at the birth of a child.

    According  the data, in Ukraine there are 160,000 large families with children under the age of 6. The Government  within the framework of the policy on supporting birth rates plans to pay financial assistance more than UAH 2.4 billion to such parents by the end of the year.

    How to receive payment?

    In order to apply for this assistance, parents should contact the nearest social welfare department and write an application for money.

    You also need to have the original and a copy of the certificate of a large family, without which it will be impossible toa pply for assistance, and the birth certificate of children.

    Payments will be made through Ukrposhta or an authorized state bank. If the family receives monthly maternity benefits, it can provide the requisites for a bank card, to which 860 UAH will be allocated.

    Even if the child is 5 years old, theassistance should be arranged - within a year the state will financially support the family, providing irrevocably UAH 20,400 to the third and each subsequent child.

    An increase in birth rate is one of the main priorities of the Government