Posts tagged as childcare

Latvia: Saeima approves one-off childcare benefit payment

Saturday, February 20, 2021

On February 18, Saeima approved the one-off payment for families with children previously supported by government, EUR 500 for each child. EUR 500 will be paid for each child under 15 years of age, those children aged 15 to 20 who are studying and dependent, and children who will be born until April 6, 2021. April 6 is the day the state of emergency in Latvia is currently set to expire. This…

One-off childcare benefit payments of 500 euros approved in Latvia

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

“The Latvian cabinet on February 16 agreed to push forward with a plan to grant special payments of 500 euros per child to families in order to help them through the Covid-19 crisis” – reported by LSM.LV Tuesday’s government meeting approved a 182-million-euro plan to allocate 500 euros per child, with 364,097 children eligible under the scheme. This one-off financial support will be covered by the contingency budget program and paid by the…