Leprosy Assistance

Overview

The Leprosy Assistance is awarded to a person who suffers from Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease, or who has a family member who is living within the household, and who suffers from one of these diseases.

What you’ll get

The Leprosy Assistance is paid up for an indefinite period, unless the applicant fails to attend medical treatment or is admitted in a state hospital.

The Leprosy Assistance is paid every 4 weeks in advance.

Please click here for a Schedule of Benefits Rates.

Eligibility

This assistance is not means tested, hence a person who is in employment may apply.

  • The claimant or a family member who is living within the same household, and who suffers from Leprosy or Hansen’s Disease

Necessary Documents

  • Doctor’s Report – Click here to download this document which is to be signed and rubber-stamped by a doctor

How to apply

Fill in and submit the application online.