The municipality of Groningen encourage Find out if your household or individual qualifies for government low-income assistance packages.
Households can apply online through the DigiD portal at: dloket.groningen.nl, no need to go to an agency for application. If you are unsure if you are eligible for benefits or need help with your application, please visit: WIJ team near youIndividuals may also request more information by contacting the municipality by phone
“We have expanded our assistance package to include residents who were excluded from previous energy assistance. Eikenaar said.
The Low Income Energy Assistance Package is a program that provides a one-time payment to help eligible households pay their utility bills. Applications for this assistance have been ongoing since his beginning of November and will be accepted through December 31, 2022.
To be eligible, your household income must be between 120% and 140% of the social assistance threshold. This amount usually varies between €1,310.05 and €1,715.94 for singles and €1,871.50 and €2,324.50 for married couples, but you can find an exact figure. here.
Eligible applicants will receive a lump sum payment of EUR 600.
Energy Assistance Benefits cannot be claimed if:
- homeless or homeless
- Under 21
- Residents of mental health facilities
- Students eligible for student grants under the Dutch Student Finance Act 2000 (Wet studyfinanciering 2000).
Local governments are strongly encouraging families to take advantage of new low-income energy assistance packages to help with their gas and electricity bills.
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