# Assistance areas
Assistance is meant to support businesses with many different types of projects and by doing so to boost the economy and create new jobs. Here you can find out about the major forms of assistance for each industry and for specific business situations. There is also information about EU assistance opportunities as well as options at the federal, state and local levels.To Services
Information about Rights & Duties
If your employees need special support in training or at work because of a disability, you as an employer can apply for work assistance.
If you employ people in your company who are not yet working at full capacity at the start of employment, you can apply for subsidies towards wage costs.
If you are unemployed and want to start your own business, you are entitled to financial support.
If your company receives seasonal short-time allowance for employees, you can, under certain conditions, also be reimbursed for the social insurance contributions for these employees.
If you are a professional sports organization, such as a club, company or association, and have suffered financial losses due to the current Corona pandemic, you can apply for Corona aid under certain conditions.
As a non-profit organisation or association, you can apply for funding for an integration measure for late repatriates under certain conditions.
If your company belongs to the main construction trade or has the same status and you have work absences during the so-called bad weather period, you can receive winter allowance under certain conditions and thus partially compensate for the loss of pay of your employees.