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What aid can be given to an elderly person in a precarious situation?

Verified 22 April 2020 - Directorate for Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister)

From a certain age, certain aids can be awarded to you if you have low resources. They help to ensure a minimum income, cover your housing expenses or ensure your independence.

Aids which may be obtained by an elderly person in a precarious situation

Data subject

Amount

Age

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Solidarity allowance for the elderly (Aspa)

Elderly person with limited resources

Until €903.20 per month

From age 65 (except for exceptions, for example: 62 years if invalidity or disability)

Aspa Terms

Supplementary Disability Allowance (Asi)

Invalidity pensioner

Until €419.72 per month

There is no minimum age

Conditions for granting the Asi

Specific solidarity allowance (SSA)

Job applicant

Until €506.70 per month

There is no minimum age

Conditions for granting the ASS

Active Solidarity Income (RSA)

Person with low resources

€564.78 per month

From 25 years (except exceptions)

Conditions for granting RSA

Personalized Housing Assistance (APL)

Person with low living resources:

- home

- or Ehpad: titleContent

Inquire at:

- Caf: titleContent

- or MSA: titleContent

Without age conditions

Conditions for granting PLA

Social housing allowance (SLA)

Person with low living resources

- home

- or Ehpad: titleContent

Inquire at:

- Caf: titleContent

- or MSA: titleContent

Without age conditions

Conditions for SLA award

Social housing assistance (ASH)

Person living Ehpad: titleContent and whose income is less than the cost of accommodation

The HSA pays the part of the accommodation costs not covered by the elderly person's income

From age 65 (60 if unfit for work)

Conditions for granting the ASH

Simple Allocation

Elderly person who does not have a pension and who has been denied Aspa

Inquire at City Hall

From 65 years

(60 years if unfit for work)

Simple Allocation

Financial assistance to pay for home help

Person with low resources, living in his own house but not able to do household chores alone (cleaning, laundry, toilet, meal preparation, ...)

Inquire with the organizer of this aid:

- the town hall

- or department services

From age 65 (or 60 if found unfit for work)

Household help

Financial assistance to pay for the carriage of hot and ready meals at home

A person with limited resources who cannot leave their home because of their health

Inquire at City Hall

Serving meals

Foyer restaurants (meals at moderate prices taken in collective structure)

Elderly person with low resources

Inquire at City Hall

Help to finance work in his house

Elderly person needing to carry out work to improve the accessibility of his home or prevent accidents

Inquire with organizations that may offer this assistance:

- Town hall

- or department services

- or the pension fund

Pension fund: housing improvement work

Aids to get around (transport on demand, assistance with races or procedures, etc.)

Elderly

Inquire with organizations that may offer this assistance:

- the town hall

- or department services

- or the pension fund

If you have difficulty paying for a health supplement, you can request the complementary health solidarity (CSS)..