The news that by January 1 next year, the mother will receive assistance in the amount of 300,000 dinars for the first child, made all future mothers happy. However, there were also those couples who wondered what help would be for the second and each subsequent child.
As the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, announced yesterday, the help for the second child will be significantly increased in relation to the existing one, Blic writes.
As he stated, help for another child is extremely important, because it is a “turning point”.
The measures for the second child will be known in about fifteen days, and the issue of students who want to fulfill their parental needs will be especially regulated.
The new amounts for the amount of parental allowance are valid from July 1, 2018. For another child, the parental allowance is 240,000 dinars and is paid in 24 equal monthly installments – one installment is 10,000 dinars.
Parental allowance for the third child in the family amounts to 1,440,000 dinars and its payment goes in 120 equal monthly installments – one installment amounts to 12,000 dinars.
The allowance for the fourth child amounts to 2,160,000 dinars and it is also, as for the third, divided into 120 equal monthly installments – one installment amounts to 18,000 dinars.
The parental allowance also includes a lump sum for the purchase of equipment for the child, which is paid together with the parental allowance for the first child, as well as with the first installment for the second, third and fourth child, and its amount is 5,000 dinars.
How did municipalities and cities in Serbia additionally encourage parenthood by giving help for the second and each subsequent child to couples with children?
The city of Belgrade has determined significant funds for the birth of each child, both the first, the second and the third, as well as for the birth of twins, stated the city secretary for social protection, Natasa Stanisavljevic.
Maternity wards in Belgrade have:
1. The right to cash benefits to the mother in the amount of 10,000 dinars once
2. The right to financial assistance to the mother for a second-born child in the amount of 10,000 dinars once
3. The right to financial assistance to the mother for a third-born child in the amount of 30,000 dinars once
4. The right to cash benefits for mothers for twins in the amount of 25,000.00 dinars per child, a total of 50,000.00 dinars for both children
5. The right to cash benefits to an unemployed mother in the amount of 30,000 dinars one-off (if the income per family member was realized in three months before the birth of the child below 10,000.00 dinars)
– On a practical example, it looks like this: A mother who gave birth to her third child received 40,000 dinars from the city once, and received 1,532,346.25 dinars for parental allowance (12,769.55 dinars per month for the next 10 years). Which totals 1,572,346.25 dinars. If it is the third child, and an unemployed mother with an income below 10,000 dinars per family member per month, she receives 70,000 dinars from the city once, and for parental allowance she receives 1,532,346.25 dinars (12,769.55 per month). dinars for the next 10 years). the total amount is 1,602,346.25 dinars, the secretary added.
Also, another type of material support for families with children is child allowance and can be realized for the first, second, third and fourth child in the order of birth in the family.
Exceptionally, if a mother who has three children in the next birth gives birth to two or more children, she will be entitled to child allowance for each child born in that birth, based on a special decision of the ministry responsible for financial support to families with children. The amount of child allowance for these children is paid in the amount determined for the fourth child.
Child allowance for a child for whom the right has been exercised since July 1, 2021 amounts to 3,192.39 dinars, and for single-parent families 4,150.10 dinars, or 4,788.59 dinars.
The right to the aforementioned cash benefits is exercised by the mother on the basis of a submitted request within six months from the day of the child’s birth. These rights can be added, ie they do not exclude each other. .00 for 15 634 mothers, whose right was determined in 2020. In 2021, from the budget of the City of Belgrade until today (as of November), the amount of 379,325,000.00 has been paid for 14,175 mothers whose entitlement has been determined in 2021.
The city of Novi Sad did not determine special assistance for the second child in the family, but based on the amendment to the Decision on determining the amount of financial assistance for triplets, 200,000 dinars were determined instead of the previous 150,000.
The New Year’s financial aid for babies born on January 1 to the Novi Sad maternity hospital remains the same – 50,000 dinars, as well as the gift to the first baby born in the New Year – 200,000 dinars, and the same remains the financial gift for Novi Sad citizens born on City Day.
These changes will be valid until the end of the year, and it is expected that the changed, increased amounts will be planned in the budget for 2022, and the City Council will extend the duration of these decisions.
In accordance with the Decision on financial support to families with children, the city of Nis has determined several types of assistance for pregnant women, mothers and newborns. No special assistance has been provided for the second child, but the city has set aside a number of other benefits for future mothers.
– From the first of August this year, instead of vouchers for the equipment of newborns, young mothers are entitled to a one-time financial aid of 11,000 dinars. Families with double twins, triplets and quadruplets receive a monthly financial aid in the amount of the average salary paid in the city of Nis until the age of 18. According to the average salary for September this year, that assistance amounted to 63,354 dinars. Pregnant women receive a free transportation card. The first-born boy and the first-born girl receive 50,000 dinars from the City on New Year’s Eve at the GAK in Nis, says the acting head of the City Administration for Social Activities of the City of Nis, Miljan Ćirković.
The city of Subotica allocates funds from the local budget for financial support to families with children. Subotica provides one-time financial assistance to pregnant women in the city in the amount of 15,000 dinars
As in Nis and Novi Sad, there is no special assistance for the second child, but the City Administration has allocated funds to assist in achieving parenthood.
The City Administration says that the city includes the realization of the right to co-financing the costs for biomedically assisted insemination for the first and second child in the pronatality measures.
Support for families in Subotica is also reflected in the right to reimbursement of the costs of staying in a preschool institution for a child of the third or fourth order of birth.
The city of Kragujevac did not provide financial compensation for the second child, but certain assistance was planned for the birth of twins, triplets and quadruplets on the territory of this city.
The municipality of Bor determined 40,000 dinars for the second child, and 70,000 dinars for the third child.
Unemployed mothers are given a monthly allowance in the amount of 15,000 dinars until the child reaches the first year of life.
For in vitro fertilization, 250,000 dinars per attempt.
All students from the first to the fourth grade are provided with free textbooks and complete school supplies for the champion students.
The city of Bor also awards a New Year’s package in the form of a money card in the amount of the average salary in the Republic of Serbia for the first-born child in the New Year.
Parents are paid 10,000 dinars for the birth of each child on the territory of the municipality of Majdanpek.
A monthly parental allowance is provided to a family with three, four and each subsequent child, 6,000 dinars for the third child, 2,400 dinars for the fourth, and 1,800 dinars for the fifth.
An unemployed mother receives 6,000 dinars until the child reaches the age of one, and an unemployed mother of four or more minor children receives 25,000 dinars.
Free transportation is provided for elementary and high school students in the municipality.
Free extended stay of children in school institutions is provided.
Personal teaching assistants are also provided for children who need it throughout the year.
Relief is also provided when paying for children’s stay in preschool institutions.
The City of Uzice gives 5,000 dinars for each born child, but this amount, as provided in the budget for next year, will be twice as much.
In addition, each unemployed mother has 50,000 for the first and second child, or 100,000 for the third and each subsequent child. Employed mothers are entitled to 50,000 for the third and each subsequent child.
The municipality of Cajetina is known as a local self-government that financially encourages the birth rate.
110,000 dinars have been allocated for the second child on the territory of this municipality, and 150,000 dinars for the third. Cajetina budgets 300,000 for in vitro fertilization every year to help parents get offspring in this way.
The municipality of Svilajnac, in addition to the allocated funds for the first child, also allocates financial assistance for the second child in the amount of 20,000 dinars, while the assistance for the third is 30,000 dinars.
In addition, all mothers receive a help package with baby equipment as well as a car seat for each newborn child.
The municipality of Jagodina has provided several types of assistance to help pregnant women and families with children.
Thus, unemployed pregnant women receive 12,000 dinars a month from the 3rd month of pregnancy, and for each newborn of unemployed parents, this municipality allocates 200 euros in dinars.
In addition to the aid for the first child, the municipality of Zrenjanin pays a one-time aid in the amount of 35,000 dinars to mothers who are expecting their second, third and each subsequent child.
Mothers from the city budget also receive certificates for the purchase of baby equipment in the amount of about 6,000 dinars.
In addition to the help for the first child, Gornji Milanovac does not allocate funds for the second, but for the third, fourth and every next child, the city gives 100,000 dinars to mothers.
Out of that, 70,000 dinars were received once, and 30,000 dinars were divided into installments.
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