Apply for sensory impairment allowance

Service Description

If you are blind, deaf or deaf-blind, you will receive sensory impairment allowance to compensate for the additional expenses caused by your disability. Your income and assets are not taken into account. You must apply for the sensory impairment allowance.

Since July 1, 2023, the sensory impairment allowance for blind people has been 472 euros per month. For deaf-blind people, this amount will increase by 172 euros. Deaf people receive 172 euros per month.

If you are a blind or deaf person in an inpatient facility, the sensory impairment allowance is reduced to 107.62 euros per month. If you are deaf-blind and live in an inpatient facility, this amount increases to 215.24 euros.

Benefits that you receive as a blind, deaf and deaf-blind person to compensate for the additional expenses caused by blindness, deafness and deaf-blindness under other legislation are offset against the sensory impairment allowance.

If blind or deaf-blind people receive cash, non-cash or combined benefits for home care, the sensory impairment allowance is reduced to 215.23 euros per month for care grade 2 and 150.45 euros per month for care grades 3 to 5. For deaf-blind people, the amounts increase by 172 euros in each case.

Deaf people receive 172 euros regardless of their care level.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Sozialamt

Address
Schulgasse 15
07607 Eisenberg

Postal address
Post office box 1310
07602 Eisenberg
Telephone
036691 115
Fax
036691 70-750
Opening times

Monday 08:30 - 12:00 (by appointment only)
Tuesday 08:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 15:30
Thursday 08:30 - 12:00, 13:30 - 17:30
Friday 08:30 - 12:00 (by appointment only)

Please note
Appointments can also be made outside the above office hours if required.

Transport connection
Parking spaces
Parking Place
Number: 2
Fees: no

Handicapped Parking Place
Number: 1
Fees: no

Forms

In order to display interactive Java, the Java RE is required, for PDF the Acrobat Reader.
Application for sensory disability allowance under the Thuringian Sensory Disability Allowance Act (ThürSinnbGG)

Further Authorities

Landratsamt Saale-Holzland-Kreis - Wirtschaftliche Hilfen
Address
Schulgasse 15
07607 Eisenberg
Telephone
036691 115
Fax
036691 70-750