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Which banks can be used for housing assistance for IDPs?
In the case of registration of the service of payment of housing assistance to an internally displaced person via the Diia Portal, you can choose one of the following banks: Universal Bank (Monobank), PrivatBank, Alfa-Bank, A-Bank, Ukrgasbank, Oschadbank, Raiffeisen Bank Aval, IdeaBank, Bank Vostok, FUIB, izibank, Pravex Bank, Taskombank (Sportbank).
The list of partner banks will be updated as they connect to the service.
Who is entitled to housing assistance?
These categories include:
Aid is not provided to internally displaced persons who have been registered as IDPs until 24.02.2022 in regions that are not included in the list of territorial communities that are located in the area of military (combat) operations or that are under temporary occupation, encirclement (blockade), except for persons who received monthly targeted assistance to internally displaced persons to cover living expenses, including for the payment of housing and communal services, and persons who have moved once more from the territory of Ukraine temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation, the territories where hostilities are taking place or temporarily occupied by the Russian Federation after February 24, 2022.
How to apply for housing assistance for IDPs?
This can be done in person at the bodies of social protection of the population at the place of your actual stay, the administrative service center (TsNAP), or via the mobile application “Diia”.
To receive assistance, an IDP fills out an application that states:
Information about a minor child is included in the application of one of the parents. For any questions regarding the status of IDPs and the calculation of benefits, we recommend contacting the hotline that operates 24 hours a day in Ukraine: 1545 (*After connecting, press 1).
Which card should be indicated when applying for the certificate of IDPs offline at the Department of Labor and Social Protection Administration?
When applying for an IDP certificate in person at government agencies, you can provide the card details for payments. If you wish to provide credit card details, we recommend that you consult the bank that issued your card regarding the possibility of transferring funds to it.
Will it be possible to change the account details offline if the bank issued outdated data during the registration of the service?
Yes, changing the account to receive financial assistance will be possible. To do this, you must contact the Department of Social Protection of the Population and submit an application.
After receiving the certificate and calculation of monetary payment, the IDP moved to another location. What actions should the IDP take?
According to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 509 dated 10.01.2014 “On Registration of Internally Displaced Persons”, an internally displaced person is obliged to notify the authorized body of the new place of residence about the change of residence within ten days from the day of arrival at the new place of residence.
What are the reasons for the termination of housing assistance for IDPs?
These payments are suspended or terminated if:
Additionally: If an IDP illegally or repeatedly receives housing assistance for a certain period, the amount of the paid assistance is returned by the person voluntarily or at the request of the social protection body to the account of the Ministry of Social Policy of Ukraine.
Organizations that provide financial assistance to displaced persons.
Cash assistance in the amount of UAH 2,200 is provided for internally displaced persons who moved to Vinnytsia during November-December 2022; Dnipropetrovsk; Zaporozhye; of Lviv; Chernivtsi regions.
Funds may take up to three months to arrive.
Such help can be received by:
1) the family is supported by a woman;
2) or an elderly person (60+);
3) or a person with a disability;
4) a family with a child and people with a disability, chronic illness, temporary injury (fracture, postoperative condition, etc.);
5) a family with a child and an elderly person;
6) a family with two or more children;
7) a family with a child under care;
8) a family with a pregnant woman or a mother who is breastfeeding a child under the age of two.
You can learn more about the program by contacting:
IMPORTANT: The organization cooperates with local city authorities, and it is they who provide lists of families that meet the criteria. The criteria are excellent in all regions .
Financial assistance in the amount of $100 (provided once).
What are the conditions of receipt?
ADDITIONAL: After receiving the funds, Gate to Ukraine asks you to record a short thank-you video for your sponsor.
What financial aid can those who were or are still in captivity receive from the state?
According to the Ministry of Reintegration, persons who have been deprived of their liberty as a result of armed aggression against Ukraine may receive annual and one-time state financial assistance.
In particular, financial support in the amount of 100,000 hryvnias annually is provided for the duration of the stay of such persons in places of detention. Members of their families can apply for this assistance.
After release from captivity, these persons are entitled to a one-time payment of 100,000 hryvnias from the state.
In order to receive state aid, it is necessary to apply to the Ministry of Reintegration.
An example of an application and a list of required documents are given at the link: https://www.minre.gov.ua/sites/default/files/forma_zayavy_vyplaty1_1.pdf.
What benefits can immigrants in Ukraine receive?
1. Guarantees for financial assistance:
2. Compensation of housing costs from the state:
3. Benefits in the field of education:
4. Guarantees in the sphere of realization of medical rights:
5. Housing loans and debt relief:
6. Compensation for employment of IDPs:
The publication is informative in nature and may require updating over time.
Grants for relocated businesses: where to get financial help for businesses.
Because of the war, many Ukrainian entrepreneurs moved their businesses to safer regions. Currently, a relocated business can receive help from various institutions.
Support for startups and small and medium-sized enterprises
The USAID Competitive Economy of Ukraine program accepts grant applications from startups and small and medium-sized enterprises. Funds will be used to support business continuity and recovery, including:
Consulting from specialists of the Center for resource-efficient and clean production
The European Union for the Environment (EU4Environment) program, funded by the European Union, offers free advice to businesses on the following topics:
You can submit an application for consultation at the link: https://is.gd/2ZZegk.
Submission of documents for the assignment of assistance for the birth of a child abroad
The Cabinet of Ministers settled the issue of granting child birth assistance to parents who are abroad.
From now on, parents who had a child during their temporary stay abroad can remotely submit documents for the appointment of child birth assistance.
Previously, women could receive such assistance only after returning to Ukraine, by personally applying to the social protection body. Now a woman will be able to receive Ukrainian child support in the country where she received temporary shelter.
In order to appoint assistance at the birth of a child during a temporary stay abroad, it is necessary:
The body of social protection of the population, to which the application and documents will be sent, will carry out the assignment of assistance.
The due funds will be transferred to a personal account opened in a bank. The deadline for applying for help is 12 months after the birth of the child. If 12 months have passed since the birth of your child, you have time to submit an application until July 30, 2023 (the submission deadline has been extended for the period of quarantine, which is valid until June 30, 2023, and one month after the date of its end).
Financial assistance to displaced persons in Poltava.
Internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Poltava can receive financial assistance from the public organization "Caritas Poltava".
The amount of assistance is UAH 6,660 per person. Up to 4 members of the family together with a representative can receive maximum assistance.
In order to receive assistance, IDPs must meet one of the following criteria:
Read more about registration, restrictions for participation and assistance on the official Facebook page of "Caritas Poltava" .
What benefits can evacuees from dangerous regions get?
Payments will be available to both persons evacuating by trains and special evacuation buses.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE CONSISTS OF:
In order to receive funds, you need to provide an identity document, an identification code, a child's birth certificate and an appropriate supporting document for persons with disabilities.
If you plan to evacuate, you need to notify the local authorities in advance so that they can forward the lists and categories of evacuating persons to the regional military administration.
If you have questions about evacuation, contact:
Grant program for small and medium-sized female and family enterprises.
The USAID program "Competitive Economy of Ukraine" has announced a grant program for small and medium-sized women's and family enterprises. This was reported on the Facebook page of the organization.
About 100 grants ranging from $10,000 to $35,000 will be awarded in total.
The grant program will be directed to:
First of all, applications will be considered from the following sectors: production of cosmetics, textiles, household items, craft production, food processing, IT, furniture and other products. However, applications from other sectors meeting the selection criteria will be considered.
Applications will be considered in stages with the following deadlines:
To apply for a grant, you need:
Financial aid to war victims in Kharkiv region.
Financial aid for people who suffered as a result of the war in the city of Kharkiv and communities of the Kharkiv region has been resumed. The allowance is paid for three months at 2,200 hryvnias per month for each member of the household.
Support is provided by the public organization "Martin Club" in partnership with the international organization Mercy Corps with the financial support of the US Agency for International Development. This was announced on the "Martin Club" Facebook page.
Those who have not received payments from other organizations during the last two months can apply for assistance.
To get help, you need to report:
You can apply for financial assistance by calling 0 800 33 49 25. Hotline hours: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. on weekdays.
How to get 6600 UAH from CARE Ukraine?
The international humanitarian organization CARE Ukraine has started registration for cash assistance for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in three regions. This was reported on the organization's Facebook page.
Imigrants registered in certain communities can receive assistance:
The amount of assistance is UAH 2,220 per month per family member. Support is calculated for three months, but will be provided in one payment - UAH 6,660 per family member.
Only resettlers from Donetsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhia, Kyiv, Luhansk, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Kherson and Chernihiv regions can register.
IDPs must also meet the following criteria:
The list of required documents, registration dates and CARE Ukraine hotline phone number can be viewed on the organization's Facebook page.
CARE Ukraine Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CARE.UA/posts/pfbid02WuC7mPDKMNHZBA2khmwbwciRyEBPPgBoToro8XrNvjysVRj4z9fbgYYWew1HCi7wl.
What payments are there for residents of exempted territories?
Financial assistance to victims of the explosion of the Kakhovskaya HPP.
Financial aid from the state.
The injured persons will be provided with a one-time financial aid in the amount of 5 thousand hryvnias. Payments will be organized by the Kherson and Mykolaiv OVAs.
Assistance from the UN International Organization for Migration.
The victims will be paid additional financial assistance in the amount of 6,600 hryvnias per person.
Who can get help?
Persons who, at the time of the emergency, lived or were registered in settlements affected by flooding (except for persons who, as of June 5, were registered as recipients of housing assistance for internally displaced persons in settlements that were not flooded).
Persons who left the flooded areas of the temporarily occupied territory to the controlled territory of Ukraine from June 6 also have the right to receiving payments.
What is the amount of assistance?
5 thousand per family member.
What is the deadline for applying for assistance?
No later than August 31, 2023 (inclusive).
Where to apply?
The application must be submitted to the social protection authority of the population at the address of the actual place of residence in person or through the head of the village or city military administration or a person authorized by him.
What documents must be submitted?
In case of loss of documents by family members, their copies (scan copies/photocopies) may be presented. Also, the authorized body may use information from the Unified State Demographic Register and other state information resources.
Who decides on the allocation of aid?
The body of social protection of the population within 10 working days from the date of submission of the application.
How is payment made?
Payment of funds is made through the institutions of authorized banks to the person's bank account number (according to the IBAN standard) or through a branch of Ukrposhta.
Financial aid from the UN International Organization for Migration to the victims of the explosion of the Kakhovskaya HPP.
Who can get help?
Victims of the man-made disaster who lived in these territories at the time of the emergency.
Persons who left the flooded areas of the temporarily occupied territory to the controlled territory of Ukraine from June 6 are also entitled to receive payments.
What is the amount of assistance?
UAH 6,600 for each family member.
Where to apply?
What documents are required?
How are payments made?
Financial assistance to civilians injured by explosive objects.
NGO "Association of Sappers of Ukraine" within the framework of projects with international organizations provides financial assistance to civilians who have suffered from explosive objects.
Project geography: Chernihiv, Sumy, Kherson, Kharkiv, Mykolaiv, Zaporizhzhya, Odesa, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk, Vinnytsia, Lviv, Kyiv regions and the city of Kyiv. To get help, you need to fill out the registration form.
How to protect yourself from fraudsters?
During the war, many organizations offered financial assistance to the affected Ukrainians. Most often, funds are paid to the applicant's credit card. How not to run into fraudsters who can take your data by deception?
While each organization has its own requirements for registering applicants, remember that verified organizations will never ask:
In addition, remember other safety rules:
Be careful and trust only official sources.
Grants for micro-businesses in Ukraine.
From July 1, a new grant project for micro-businesses will start, aimed at ensuring the continuity of activities and the restoration of displaced enterprises.
The project provides non-refundable financing in the amount of up to 4,000 euros for about 750 micro-businesses within 6 months after selection. Funds can be used to replace damaged equipment, moving or return shipping costs, or working capital needs.
The following can apply for a grant:
1. Micro-enterprises in the most affected regions (Mykolaiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhzhya, Kharkiv, Donetsk, Kyiv, Chernihiv, Sumy, Luhansk and Kherson regions).
2. Businesses that have returned to de-occupied territories (previously occupied territories of Kyiv, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Kherson, Donetsk and Sumy regions or other regions that will be de-occupied at the time of submission of grant applications).
3. Companies important for the provision of basic goods and services in all controlled areas.
You can submit an application in the Diia application.
Assistance for Ukrainian women released from captivity.
Ukrainian women released from Russian captivity can receive assistance from the Fund Sheptytskyi:
For this you need to register.
Applications for financial assistance are accepted until August 30, 2023, inclusive, or until funds are exhausted.
Applications for participation in the rest and rehabilitation trip are accepted until July 15, 2023 inclusive.
The Sheptycko Fund was created on the initiative of the Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland and the Ministry of Reintegration of the Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine.
Grant program to support business in Chernihiv and Chernivtsi regions.
Entrepreneurs from Chernihiv and Chernivtsi regions can receive a grant for business development affected by the war. Assistance is provided by the international organization Global Communities in Ukraine. This was reported in the Ministry of Reintegration.
Individuals and legal entities from Chernivtsi and Chernihiv regions who have suffered from the war and are partners of Global Communities within the USAID DOBRE Program can participate in the program.
The purpose of the program is:
There are three types of grants:
You can apply until July 24, 2023.
More detailed information and a registration form can be found on the website of the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center.
Website of the Ukrainian Crisis Media Center: https://uacrisis.org/uk/pearl-1?fbclid=IwAR3WZApMD9sIja0FtcU_umwCo_FXXU2XfLtbiAN-rWSSU7QKMVExdztb4g4
Financial assistance for Ukrainian business from Mercy Corps.
Ukrainian businesses can receive financial assistance from the international humanitarian organization Mercy Corps within the framework of the recently launched Program to Support the Economic Stability of Ukraine.
Mercy Corps currently has the following programs:
You can read more detailed information and terms of participation in the programs on the Mercy Corps website.
Mercy Corps website: https://uerp.mercycorps.org/
Changes to the payment procedure for IDPs: who will not receive assistance?
Recently, the government adopted Resolution No. 332 on housing payments to internally displaced persons. As reported by the Ministry of Reintegration, from now on:
1. Those to whom assistance has already been assigned will receive payments until the end of January 2024, i.e. 6 months, starting from August 1, 2023.
2. Starting from August 1, 2023, new recipients of assistance will receive payments for a period of 6 months.
3. Starting from August 1, 2023, payments will be stopped for those who:
4. Starting from September 1, 2023, those who, in the period after the entry into force of Resolution No. 332, lose the right to payments:
Resettled persons will undergo verification and, in case of non-compliance with the requirements, they will be deprived of payments, which they will be duly informed about. For the rest of the resettled people, payments will continue automatically.
Who among the IDPs will receive assistance within 12 months?
In the previous publication, we talked about changes in the payment procedure for internally displaced persons (IDPs). According to them, from August 1, resettled people will receive housing assistance for a period of 6 months.
However, as reported by the Ministry of Reintegration, certain categories of IDPs will receive payments within 12 months. These are families who are in difficult life circumstances, namely:
1. The average monthly total income per recipient does not exceed four amounts of the subsistence minimum for persons who have lost their ability to work.
2. The family includes persons of working age who:
3. The family includes an unemployed person of working age who, during the first 6 months of receiving assistance, contributed to their economic independence (for example, got a job, registered at the employment center as unemployed, registered as an individual entrepreneur, received assistance to gain economic independence, etc.) and whose average monthly income does not exceed three times the subsistence minimum for persons who have lost their ability to work.
4. An internally displaced person has lost work capacity or has reached retirement age, and the amount of his pension does not reach three subsistence minimums for persons who have lost work capacity.
5. Minors and minor children who arrived unaccompanied by a legal representative.
Financial assistance to the elderly.
Which pensioners can receive a care allowance (pension supplement)?
Who is eligible to receive assistance?
What is the amount of assistance?
What documents do I need to provide?
Where to apply?
To the department of social protection of the population at the place of registration or at the place of actual residence.
The condition for receiving this payment is the receipt of an old-age pension.
For more detailed advice, please call 044 289 87 89.
New grants for Ukrainian companies.
25,000 euros for business development: new grants for Ukrainian companies.
Funded by the EU and the German government, the Ukrainian Startup Fund is launching a new grant program for Ukrainian entrepreneurs. This was reported on the Diya website.
Funding will be provided to 30 SMEs for a total of €750,000 (up to €25,000 each). Small and medium-sized companies that create innovative products and services or want to expand to export can participate in the competition.
To participate in the program, you must:
You can fill out an application for participation on the website of the Ukrainian Startup Fund: https://usf.com.ua/eu4business-2/
The application deadline is August 25, 2023.