Social assistance benefits for children and young people at risk of development and disability Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If you need help for a living and are not covered by health insurance, either by law or privately, the social care provider provides health assistance.

These include:

  • Support and counselling for parents
  • Care and care services
  • Medical treatments
  • Therapies such as speech promotion and movement promotion
  • Checkups
  • Everyday accompaniment

- Request for health assistance

- Identity card or passport (or other documents that the person can clearly identify)

The competent social assistance institution shall provide information on the documents required in individual cases.


Health assistance is provided to persons who

- who do not have statutory or sufficient private health insurance,

- provision of benefits through the sickness fund is not possible

- and for whom it is not reasonable to raise the funds for the necessary aid from income and wealth.

  • Section 264 (4) of the Social Code (SGB) Fifth Book (V) Takeover of medical treatment for non-insured persons against reimbursement of costs

Related Links

  • Section 47 et seq. Twelfth Book social code (SGB XII)

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