About 800 families assigned to the ASP new format
Since the beginning of the year in three targeted social assistance the new format is scheduled 776 families. According the official website of capital akimat, in addition, more than 11 thousand people received advice on the appointment of TSA.
As noted in the Department of employment and social protection of the city, since the beginning of the year in Astana, targeted social assistance of the new format has been assigned to 776 families, or 3,876 people. Including conditional cash assistance received 362 family, or 2136. While unconditional cash assistance received 429 families, or 1814 people.
Recall that the TSA of the new format was introduced from January 1, 2018. It included three previously existing social benefits for low-income families - a special state allowance for families with four or more children, allowance for children under 18 years and targeted social assistance (TSA).
The single criterion for the provision of TSA of the new format is the availability of monthly per capita income below 50% (16,497 tenge for the IV quarter) of the subsistence minimum (subsistence minimum for the III quarter – 32,993 tenge). The new TSA will be classified into two types: unconditional and conditional. Unconditional cash assistance will be provided to those who, for objective reasons, cannot participate in measures of assistance:
- low-income families, all able-bodied family members of which are disabled of the first or second group and (or) have diseases in which a period of temporary disability may be established for more than two months, and (or) take care of a child under the age of seven, a disabled child, a disabled person of the first or second group, the elderly, in need of external care and assistance;
- single and (or) lonely living poor persons with disabilities to participate in measures to promote employment due to disability of the first or second group;
- single and (or) lonely living poor persons with disabilities to participate in measures to promote employment due to the presence of the disease, which may be set for a period of temporary disability of more than two months.
While conditional cash assistance - for families with able-bodied members, and subject to the conclusion of a social contract with them about their mandatory participation in measures to promote employment. That is, each able-bodied member of the family, receiving new conditional assistance from the state, must take part in the adaptation conditions or in the «program for the development of productive employment and mass entrepreneurship for 2017-2021» for training with subsequent employment, or to obtain a microcredit to engage in entrepreneurship and withdraw from low-income families.
For all questions, please contact the Department of employment and social protection by phone: 55-68-22, 55-68-40, 55-68-45, 55-68-34.
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