The City of Rijeka settles entirely the costs relating to nursery school/kindergarten fees, except for the children whose parents realise the right to child allowance, for whom this service is partially settled (currently 30%, every year the mayor of the City of Rijeka brings in a conclusion whereby determining the amount of assistance).

Who can receive assistance?

A child enrolled in nursery school/kindergarten who realises the right to disability allowance or attendance allowance or the social service  early intervention  provided by the Social Welfare Centre Rijeka, a child included in a household that is a beneficiary of the guaranteed minimum compensation provided by the Social Welfare Centre Rijeka or a household whose monthly average income over the last three months is lower than the income threshold set by the City of Rijeka for each number of household members (threshold  for a household composed of three members HRK 3,900, a household composed of four members HRK 5,000, households with more members + HRK 700 for each additional member) or a single-parent family (a family composed of a child or children and only one parent who alone parents them) whose average monthly income over the last three months is below the income threshold set by the City of Rijeka for each number of household members (threshold for a household composed of two members is HRK 3,480, for a household composed of three members HRK 4,680, for a household composed four members HRK 6,000, for households with more members + HRK 840 for each additional member) or a child of a Croatian Homeland War military invalid or a child of a Croatian Homeland War civil invalid, adopted child or a child whose parents realise the right to child allowance.

How to realise assistance?

In order to get this type of assistance, requests should be submitted at the counter hall of the City of Rijeka, at the address: Titov trg 3, counter no. 5, on working days from 8.30 to 15.30. The right to the reimbursement of costs relating to nursery school/kindergarten fees is valid from the date of approval of the right until the end of the school year, thereafter citizens may again apply if they further need this type of assistance.

During the recognition process or right realisation, relevant facts and circumstances may undergo changes (e.g. change in the number of household members, address), that must be timely communicated to the Health and Social Welfare Department by the applicant or the beneficiary.

Through e-Adviser, social programme of the City of Rijeka, citizens may get to know whether they can become beneficiaries of any type of assistance and how to submit a request.