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Apply for care allowance for war victims


As a damaged person who, as a result of their damage, is permanently dependent on outside help to regulate your daily routine, you are considered helpless.

As a helpless injured person, you can apply for a monthly care allowance.

The amount of the care allowance depends on the extent of the necessary care. It is divided into six stages.

  • Level I: 305.00 Euro (from 01.07.17: 311 Euro)

  • Stage II: 521.00 Euro (from 01.07.17: 531 Euro)

  • Stage III: 741 ,00 Euro (from 01.07.17: 755Euro)

  • Stage IV: 951.00 Euro (from 01.07.17: 969 Euro)

  • Stage V: 1,235.00 Euro (from 01.07.17: 1,258 Euro)

  • Level VI: 1,519 ,00 Euro (from 01.07.17: 1,548 Euro)

The classification is examined individually for each case.
Blind people receive at least level III.

Contact the utility office at the State Administration Office in Halle (Saale).


  • The injured are helpless when they need permanently foreign help for a number of frequently and regularly recurring activities to secure their personal existence in the course of each day.

These conditions are also met if:

  • assistance is required in the form of monitoring or guidance, or
  • the aid does not need to be provided on a permanent basis, but a constant willingness to provide assistance is required.

Helplessness is assumed for the following diseases:

  • in case of blindness and severe visual impairment
  • Paraplegia and other disabilities requiring the use of a wheelchair in the long term and permanently, including within the living room
  • in the case of brain damage, seizure disorders, intellectual disability and psychosis, if these disabilities alone require a GdS of 100
  • Loss of two or more limbs, excluding lower leg or foot amputation on both sides
  • Documents for the detection of helplessness (medical certificate)

The application form will be provided by the competent authority.

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Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

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