Overview Social Assistance

 Service/Scheme/Benefit: Social Assistance


Head of Households, who are incapable of work due to medical reasons or to look after their dependent children, given that they fulfil the means and capital resources tests.

​Who can apply

Payable to head of households who are unemployed and due to a medical reason are unable to work and/or seek employment, and where the relative financial means falls below that established by the Social Security.

Application process

Those wishing to apply for the Social Assistance may do so by filling in the prescribed application form, which can be obtained from any local Social Security District Office. Once filled in, such application is to be returned to the same office.