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Municipality of Hollands Kroon: applying for social assistance

If you do not have enough money to live on, you may be entitled to social assistance benefits. This benefit supplements your income up to a minimum limit. You will receive social assistance benefits until you have enough income again.

No right to assistance

You are not entitled to social assistance benefits in the following situations:

you are younger than 18 years old;
you are single and you have more savings than € 7,575;
you are a married couple or a single parent with children under the age of 18 and you have more savings than € 15,150;
you are following a course and receive student financing or other compensation for this;
you are on unpaid leave or your partner is on unpaid leave. You may be entitled to special assistance;
you are abroad for more than four weeks;
you apply for assistance to pay off a debt. But before you took on that debt you had enough money to live on;
you have been forcibly admitted to a psychiatric hospital. You may be entitled to special assistance. You or your partner are without income due to participating in a strike;
you are in jail.

Questions about this topic?

Contact the Municipality of Hollands Kroon

Last updated on 23 February 2024