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Applying for social care

A person in difficult living conditions shall apply to the relevant executive authority of the place of residence for the provision of social services with the application and other documents confirming the relevant grounds provided for in Article 7 of this Law, attached to the application. One of the adult family members can apply for social services to a family in difficult living conditions.

In the interests of a person (family) in difficult living conditions, the person's parents, other legal representatives (guardians, trustees), municipalities, non-governmental organizations, as well as other persons with the consent of the person may apply to the relevant executive authority for social services.

State authorities and municipalities shall send information about persons in difficult living conditions and in need of social services to the relevant executive authority in order to identify them and recruit them for social services.

 

 

 Placement of a person (family) in difficult living conditions in a social service institution

 

Persons in difficult living conditions who are considered incapable by the court and are unable to provide for their basic needs independently have applications from incapable relatives or legal representatives who are obliged to take care of them, according to the decision of the relevant executive authority. can be placed in a service facility. When placing a person in a state social service institution, the rights defined in Article 8 of this Law shall be taken into account.

The procedure for placing persons (families) in difficult living conditions in state social service institutions shall be established by the relevant executive authority.

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