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Submitting a request for a back-to-school allowance

This procedure indicates the conditions and process to be followed to obtain a back-to-school allowance.

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Who is this procedure intended for?

This procedure is intended for parents who:

  • are domiciled and resident in the City of Geneva;
  • are Swiss or holders of a permit B, C, F or L (valid);
  • do not receive any other regular financial aid from the City of Geneva.

whose children:

  • are domiciled and resident in the City of Geneva;
  • hold a residence permit (valid);
  • attend mandatory school between level 1 (primary) and level 11 (orientation stage);
  • benefit in person from the cantonal health insurance subsidy.
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What to do?

The request form must be completed and returned to the Social Service together with the necessary documents.

It is no longer possible to submit a request for a back-to-school allowance for the start of the 2019 academic year. Requests can once again be submitted for the start of the 2020 academic year from June 2020.
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Which documents are required?

  • Confirmation of the subsidy for the current year from the Health Insurance Service (SAM) of the child/children or most recent health insurance bill if the reduction for the child’s/children’s subsidy is mentioned on it;
  • Identity documents for the entire family,
    i.e.:
    • for citizens of Geneva: identity card;
    • for Swiss citizens: “permis d’établissement”;
    • for foreigners: valid residence permit.

     

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How much is the back-to-school allowance?

  • 130 Swiss francs per year for a child in primary school;
  • 180 Swiss francs per year for a child in orientation level.


This aid is paid in the form of an electronic acquisition card to be used in a network of shops in Geneva.

Contact

Service social

25 Rue Dizerens

1205

Genève

Suisse

Tél. +41224184700

Fax. +41224184701

Service social

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Article modifié le 07.02.2020 à 10:01