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Submitting a request for social benefits

This procedure indicates the steps to be taken in order to obtain social benefits from the City of Geneva.

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The Social Service of the City of Geneva (SOC) awards social benefits under certain conditions.

Who is this procedure intended for?

This procedure is intended for the inhabitants of the City of Geneva who are entitled to cantonal benefits in addition to old-age pension and disability insurance (SPC, former OCPA), with the exception of people in an institution and those benefiting from assistance benefits.

Which documents are required?

Your application must be accompanied by the ruling of the Supplementary Benefits Office (SPC, former OCPA).

What to do?

You can download the social benefit request form below, print it, complete it and return it to the address indicated at the bottom of the page.

The following amounts are awarded:

  • CHF 185 for 1 person
  • CHF 265 for 2 people

CHF 40 for each additional person.

Residents of the City of Geneva can also obtain this form from the following organisations:


Service social

25 Rue Dizerens




Tél. +41224184700

Fax. +41224184701

Service social

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Article modifié le 22.09.2020 à 05:49