Apply for benefits from the education package

Service Description

The aim of the educational package is not to deprive children from financially weak families of the necessary educational and participation opportunities. As an entitled person or as a parent, you have the opportunity to apply for financial support from the state for this purpose. The subsidy applies to the following areas:

Up to a maximum of 18 years of age:

- Participation in social and cultural life, e.g. in a sports club or music school, is subsidized by up to EUR 10.00 per month.

Up to a maximum of 25 years of age:

  • The provision of personal school supplies is subsidized with EUR 100.00 per year (EUR 70.00 for the first half-year, EUR 30.00 for the second half-year).
  • Costs for supplementary appropriate learning support are covered insofar as it is necessary to achieve the learning goals set according to school law regulations.
  • The actual costs for one-day excursions by schools, day care centers and day care centers are reimbursed.
  • For excursions of several days by day care centers and in day care for children as well as for school trips within the framework of school law provisions, the costs are reimbursed in the actual amount.
  • Subsidies are paid for communal lunches for pupils (if the school is responsible) and for children in day care centers and in day care for children. The own contribution amounts to EUR 1.00 per day.
  • The necessary actual expenses for transportation to the nearest school of the chosen course of education (monthly student tickets) are covered (own contribution, if the ticket can also be used outside of student transportation).

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Ilm-Kreis - Sozialamt

Ritterstraße 14
99310 Arnstadt, Stadt
03628 738-301
03628 738-399
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