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War victims' welfare

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

War victims' welfare has the task of taking care of the injured and their family members and surviving dependants in all situations. The aim is to adequately compensate for or mitigate the consequences of the injury or loss of a spouse, parent, child or grandchild.

War victims' welfare is granted in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Pension Act (BVG). It includes

  • Curative treatment, physical exercises for the disabled and medical treatment (§§ 10 to 24a BVG),
  • War victims' welfare benefits (§§ 25 to 27j BVG),
  • Disabled person's pension (§§ 29 to 34 BVG) and care allowance (§ 35 BVG),
  • Funeral allowance (§ 36 BVG) and death grant (§ 37 BVG),
  • Survivors' pension (§§ 38 to 52 BVG),
  • Funeral allowance in the event of the death of surviving dependants (§ 53 BVG).

Who should I contact?
  • To the "welfare offices for war victims" at the districts and independent cities or
  • to the main welfare office at the State Office for Social Services (LAsD) in Neumünster.
Which documents are required?
  • Copy of notification of recognition under the Federal Pension Act or another law that provides for the application of the Federal Pension Act,
  • Proof of income,
  • Proof of current obligations,
  • proof of assets.
What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

None

Legal basis

§§ 25 ff. Act on the Provision of War Victims (Federal Pension Act - BVG).

What else should I know?

Further information on war victims' welfare can also be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Who should I contact?

  • To the "welfare offices for war victims" at the districts and independent cities or
  • to the main welfare office at the State Office for Social Services (LAsD) in Neumünster.

Which documents are required?

  • Copy of notification of recognition under the Federal Pension Act or another law that provides for the application of the Federal Pension Act,
  • Proof of income,
  • Proof of current obligations,
  • proof of assets.

What are the fees?

None

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

None

Legal basis

§§ 25 ff. Act on the Provision of War Victims (Federal Pension Act - BVG).

What else should I know?

Further information on war victims' welfare can also be found on the website of the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS).

Author

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

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