“On behalf of the President, the coverage of support measures for families with children in difficult situations has been constantly expanded. The introduction of a single allowance allows a family to apply for assistance from the moment a child is born until it reaches the age from 17, regardless of the order of birth, region of residence of the family.In total, payments Parents of 10 million children will be able to receive 1.7 trillion rubles are provided for the payment of benefits in the federal and regional budgets ” , said Anton Kotyakov, Minister of Labor and Social Protection.
A single allowance is allocated to families with incomes below the subsistence minimum for each child under the age of 17 through a comprehensive needs assessment. This approach to assigning payments is already being used when assigning benefits for children ages 3-8 and 8-17.
It is possible to fill out an application on the public services portal from December 28 and an application can be submitted at the Social Fund customer service from January 9.
The amount of payment per child will be 50.75% or 100% of the regional subsistence minimum for children, for pregnant women who register early, the subsidy will be 50.75% or 100% of the regional minimum of subsistence of the healthy population.
It should be noted that when introducing a one-time allowance, a transitional period is foreseen: the family can choose to keep the previous payments until the expiration of their appointment or switch to a new one-time allowance. At the same time, parents of children born before and including December 31, 2022 will be able to make payments for children under 3 years of age according to the above rules until the child reaches the age of three.
The family can also choose to request a single allowance for all children in the family, or assign a single allowance for only the older children, keeping the younger children on their previous payments until the eligibility period for these benefits expires.
The application is drawn up according to the principles of social treasury: the vast majority of families need only submit an application, without submitting any documents or certificates to the Social Fund.
More information about the rules for allocating a single allowance can be found on the websites of the Ministry of Labor of Russia and the Social Fund.