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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?
The UKR CASH TRANSFER program for Ukrainians is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Germany and partners ASB-SSK- Unite Together.
The allowance is 235 GEL per person per month and will last from October 2022 to March 2023.
It is filled out by one representative of the family (household) with the registration of all family members staying in Georgia.
To register, you need to submit an application . To be filled out by one representative of the family.
At the request of the government, UNHCR, together with World Vision Georgia, will add its own financial assistance to the 3-month state aid for Ukrainians (300 GEL per family + 45 GEL per person) for at least 2 months and allocate 235 GEL per month per person taking into account the existing vulnerability criteria.
All applications for financial assistance should be submitted to World Vision Georgia and contacted at +995 577 045645 or +995 577 258479 on business days.
Several social programs can be found at „Dopomoga Ukraini “ - an information platform created by a group of volunteers to help Ukrainian citizens in Georgia.
Are there any social benefits I can claim such as child support?
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: