Income support

Income support is intended to be temporary aid and is a last-resort benefit. In order to receive a last-resort benefit, a report about the applicant must be made which states that he/she is unable ta make a living through paid work, entrepreneurship or other income or assets.

The applicant must actively try to improve his/her living, for example, by trying to find a job, work try-outs at workplaces or apply for a placement at vocational schools.

Responsible organisation: 

Kansaneläkelaitos Turun kaupungin hyvinvointitoimiala
Service classification: 

Places

After-care

Turkulaisille

Service implementation: 

Self-produced services

Before applying for income support, the applicant must see to that the primary benefits applications for the reclaim of, for example, unemployment benefit, housing allowance, study grant or loan and protection of maintenance have been submitted which he/she is entitled to receive.

Service implementation: 

Self-produced services

Immigrant Office

For immigrants

Before applying for income support, the applicant must see to that the primary benefits applications for the reclaim of, for example, unemployment benefit, housing allowance, study grant or loan and protection of maintenance have been submitted which he/she is entitled to receive.

Service implementation: 

Self-produced services

Initial social services

Applying for the Social Assistance

You have to make sure that you have a decision made by Kela for the basic social assistance before applying for the supplementary and preventive social assistance.

Service implementation: 

Self-produced services

Responsible organisation: 

Welfare Division of the City of Turku

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