This category of citizens may take advantage of free bus rides on all urban public transport lines from zone 1 to 4, since the City of Rijeka, on their behalf, settles entire costs in favour of the utility company Autotrolej, that provides transport services.

Who can receive assistance?

People that have a physical or intellectual disability, sensory-impaired people or those with autism spectre disorder and who also have a more severe or sever disability – functional ability impairment.

An additional requirement is that they are below 65 years of age and that they are unemployed.

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, counters 4 and 5 on working days from 8:30 to 15:30 h.

The annual bus pass is retrieved at the counter of the company Rijeka plus, on which occasion, the decision of the City of Rijeka, Department of Health and Social Welfare shall be presented on the recognition of the right to social welfare in order to settle public transport costs. The bus pass is valid for an unlimited number of bus rides from the date of approval until the end of the calendar year, thereafter citizens may again apply for this assistance.

During the procedure of recognising and realising the right facts and circumstances may undergo changes (for instance, the number of family members may change or the 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 this type of assistance and how to get it.

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