From October 1, assistance and support for pensioners and people with specific needs will increase
Economic assistance will increase by 10%, from October 1 for all families, and the payment for economic assistance will be doubled for families with 2 children.
The news was given by the Minister of Social Welfare and Health, after the government meeting.
"We have adopted several decisions, it is determined that from October 1, the economic aid will increase by 10% for all families that benefit from social assistance. As of October 1, the payment for economic assistance is doubled for families that have 2 children and are part of the economic assistance, which are about 5,700 female heads of families with two children", said Manastirliu.
For the elderly without old-age pension
For the elderly without an old-age pension, the economic assistance is doubled, more than 5300 elderly people benefit.
For people with specific needs
The amount of support for electricity compensation was increased. It goes to 3 thousand new lek, while for people who have the status of blind of the second category, it goes to 2400 new lek.