Prime Minister: 500+ programme is the best investment in the future of our nation

Informational campaign was launched on the programme in its extended formula for the first child. It will benefit about 3 millions of first children. It is an important trigger to improve education and the quality of life said the Head of Government during the launch of the programme by the Chancellery of the Prime Minister.

 


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Photo: Adam Guz / Chancellery of The Prime Minister of Poland

The Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pointed out that it is important for the information on the extended formula of the programme to reach every Polish family, so that they could benefit form it. It is a socio-demographic scheme. We are glad that we can somehow contribute to the happiness of Polish families he said.

These PLN 6,000 a year are a support for various needs, such as the purchase of clothes or tickets to the cinema for the whole family. For some, these are small, insignificant matters, but I am convinced that for millions of Polish families these are fundamental issues said the Head of Government. As he added, around 3 millions of children in Poland have not received the support from 500+ programme until now. We want to provide this support from the state to every child without any exception. It is the best investment in the future of our nation highlighted the Prime Minister.

Also the Voivode of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship Zdzisław Sipiera took part in the inauguration as well as his two deputies Sylwester Dąbrowski and Artur Standowicz who are to communicate the programme in their region.

The funds from the Family 500+ programme will now be allocated for the first child regardless of the family’s income. From 1 July 2019, it will be possible to submit the application online via empatia.mrpips.gov.pl, PUE ZUS and electronic banking services. From 1 August 2019, it will be possible to submit the application in the gmina or by post via Polish Post.

The submission of the application before the end of September 2019 guarantees that the 500+ benefit will be paid with a payback from July. If the application is submitted after 30 September, the benefit will be payable from the month of its submission. As for the children born after 30 June, parents will be able to submit the application within 3 months from the date of birth of the child. The 500+ benefit will be provided with a payback from the date of birth of the child.

 


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