How can I apply for the care allowance?
The procedure for obtaining the care allowance for children with a specific support need consists of five steps.
What are the different steps?
- Step 1: Contact your Groeipakket payment fund
Apply for the care allowance via your Groeipakket payment fund. It will submit your application to Opgroeien. Read more about step 1
- Step 2: Fill in and return the information forms
Complete the psychosocial information form yourself. Ask the doctor who is in charge of your electronic medical file (usually your general practitioner) to complete the medical information form. Read more about step 2
- Step 3: Provide additional information via Mijn Kind en Gezin
If necessary, provide additional information by means of specific questionnaires. Read more about step 3
- Step 4: The doctor evaluates
If we are in possession of all the necessary information, the doctor will make a decision based on that information. Sometimes you and your child will be invited to the see the evaluating doctor in person. Read more about step 4
- Step 5: You receive the decision
If your eBox is activated, you'll receive the decision digitally, if not, by letter. Read more about step 5