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What other forms of social support/welfare should I know about? (Buddy systems, etc.) Who is eligible? How does someone apply?
Are there any social benefits I can claim such as child support?
Ukrainian immigrants in Georgia who arrived on the territory of the state after February 1, 2022 can receive one-time cash assistance. The amount of payments is 470 Georgian lari for each child in the family.
To receive funds, parents or legal representatives of children must write an application to the territorial or regional office of the Agency for Social Services (search for addresses at the link ). You must have a personal passport and a passport or a child's birth certificate with you. You need to apply for payment by March 1, 2023. In case of questions, call the hotline 1505.
General social benefits provided by the state depend on the respective social score of the person requesting the assistance. For example, families with the social score of 120,000 or lower receive child support in the amount of 100 GEL for individual child under the age of 16.
For more information, please, contact:
Local municipalities also offer certain one-time benefits from time to time, so please contact the respective municipality as well.
Ukrainians currently staying in Georgia can count on financial assistance from the Unite Together team. Financial support will be provided to 1,200 refugees. This was reported on the charity's Facebook page .
The funds will be provided to those who have a difficult financial situation and arrived in Georgia after February 1, 2022. The program provides financial support in the amount of 255 GEL (3,230 UAH) per person during March - June 2023 (four payments). The first payment will be made in April.
To receive the payment, a person must meet the following vulnerability criteria:
To receive assistance, you need to fill out an application .
Are there any social benefits for pregnant and nursing women?
Unfortunately, there are no benefits for pregnant and nursing women in Georgia. The only benefit the state provides is the remuneration for the parental leave for up to 1,000 GEL.
How can I meet and socialize with other Ukrainians in a similar position?
You can meet and start communicating with Ukrainians in Georgia in these Facebook groups:
Are there specific social supports available to me if I am elderly?
There are no special social benefits for elderly refugees from Ukraine. But you can ask the Red Cross for help.
Are there specific social supports available to me if I have a disability?
Social assistance to persons with disabilities includes provision of both financial (social package - pension, other types of financial support), and technical and other assistance (wheelchairs, prosthetic and orthopedic products and other supporting facilities).
Person seeking disability benefits shall firstly obtain Health Certificate №IV-100/a from any medical center in Georgia, the medical centers will direct the person to the relevant medical center that is authorised by the state to conduct the expertise of Health Certificate №IV-100/a and determine the disability statur of the person. Once the person receives disable status, he/she can apply to LEPL Social Service Agency in order to receive financial or other relevant assistance depending on the disability status of the person.
Citizens of Ukraine who use wheelchairs and are currently in Georgia or who wish to come to Georgia will be provided with accommodation and meals by the non-governmental organization "Anika". The association building is fully equipped and can accommodate 6 people.
Those who wish to contact the "Anika" association by phone at 032 269 45 91 or by e-mail email@example.com.
How can I help others? What volunteering organisations could I join?
If you want to help other Ukrainians, you can offer your services in these group:
How can Ukrainians apply for a Ukrainian pension abroad?
According to the Ministry of Reintegration, Ukrainians who were forced to go abroad due to the war can now send an application for the appointment or renewal of a pension by mail.
An application for the appointment (renewal) of a pension can be sent to any territorial body of the Pension Fund of Ukraine, regardless of the person's place of registration.