The Prime Minister emphasized that
it is a long-term investment which will yield a huge profit in a few years, resulting in better education, health and preparation for work life of our children.
Applications for the benefit for the first child can be submitted in electronic form: from 1 July, and in paper form: from 1 August. As the Minister for Family, Labour and Social Policy, Mrs. Elżbieta Rafalska stated, the local government will have three months to issue a decision, and if the decision is issued after the deadline, a compensation calculated from 1 July will be paid.
Mrs. Elżbieta Rafalska noted that a total of 6.8 million children will benefit from the
500+ Programme while its cost will amount to over PLN 31 billion in 2019.
The draft of the Act on the
500+ Programme for the first child will be subject to public consultations for 21 days.