Social benefits simply explained and applied for.
Welcome to the Social Platform. When you get into a difficult life situation, the state offers you help. The Social Platform is a nationwide network of social welfare offices and services, which is constantly being expanded. The page offers you information and explanations about various social benefits, with the option to apply for them directly online.
Type of assistance needed: Which area do you need support in?
Unemployment & job search
Don’t have enough money to cover your living costs? Are you able and willing to work, but currently unable to find a job? Or do you have a small income, which is not enough? If any of this currently applies to you, you will find the appropriate assistance on this page.
Basic income support
Are there health reasons that mean you are currently unable to work or can work only to a limited extent? Does this mean that you don’t have enough money to cover your living costs? If this currently applies to you, you will find the appropriate assistance on this page.
Are you employed, but your income isn’t enough to rent a suitable flat? Or do you receive unemployment benefit, but it isn’t enough to cover the rent? If this currently applies to you, you will find the appropriate help on this page.
Vocational training & studies
Would you like to study or do vocational training and need financial support? Then you can apply for various financial aids. On this page you will find the appropriate offers of help.
Family & Children
Do you have one or more children and would like to know how you can apply for support to finance their education or your living expenses? Then you will find all the information and the right help on this page.
What is the Social Platform?
The Social Platform provides a clear and comprehensible overview of various social benefits. You can apply for some of these online.
If you need financial or social assistance, the state can support you with various options. There are many social benefits, and it can therefore be difficult to find the right ones. The Social Platform would like to help you.