archive-ee.com » EE » S » SM.EE

Total: 932

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Applying for asylum
    626 9301 fax 372 699 2209 Office hours 8 30 17 00 Live For You Activity Ministry Ministry of Social Affairs Activity Welfare services Applying for asylum Working and managing Health Welfare services Services financed by the state Local government services Subsistence benefit Organisation of cases Victim support Applying for asylum Children and family Benefits and support Last modified on June 19 2013 11 34am Teksti suurus Ülisuur Suur Keskmine

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/welfare-services/applying-for-asylum.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Organisation of child protection
    Ministry of Social Affairs the Ministry of Education and Research and to a lesser extent the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of the Interior National child protection includes the management of children s healthcare education work vacation hobby activities and social welfare The state must ensure the necessary legislative drafting and monitoring promote the area of child protection develop action plans and take part in international cooperation The state must also ensure the maintenance of children without parental care and organise international adoption In agreement with other ministries the Ministry of Social Affairs as the body coordinating national child protection accommodates the contact point for unaccompanied and trafficked children The duty of county governments is to organise adoption carry out monitoring of the quality of social services and advise local government bodies in child protection issues The local governments have the main responsibility for child protection managing the protection of children and the provision of assistance on their territory and ensuring the availability of necessary services to children and families To manage child protection the local government bodies have employed child protection officers or delegated the corresponding functions to social workers In 2007 the local government authorities employed 155

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/children-and-family/organisation-of-child-protection.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Social services for families
    Children and family Social services for families Working and managing Health Welfare services Children and family Organisation of child protection Social services for families Childcare Family benefits and benefit types Benefits and support Usually social services are provided on individual basis However there are a number of services where several or all family members are beneficiaries at the same time Besides social services the subsistence of families is supported by

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/children-and-family/social-services-for-families.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Childcare
    childcare benefit is paid or an agreement is entered into with the parents regarding how the service will be paid for The procedures for and conditions of financing childcare services differ from one local government to another State funded childcare service Obligations of local governments The SWA does not oblige local governments to finance childcare services from their own budgets If a local government decides to help parents by paying for childcare services the council must establish relevant conditions and procedures As an exception the SWA obliges local governments to organise and finance childcare services for children with severe and profound disabilities with funds allocated from the state budget Requirements of childcare service providers Full active legal capacity and good mental and physical health SWA 25² 1 points 2 6 Childcare providers must have the professional certificate of a childcare service provider issued in accordance with the Professions Act Information about obtaining the profession of a childcare provider is available from the website of Tallinn Pedagogical College Those who do not have the professional certificate of a childcare service provider may work as childcare providers on the basis of SWA 48 15 until 2012 if they currently have a pedagogical or social work based secondary specialised or higher education or b secondary other secondary specialised or higher education and have completed 160 hours of social work training and 160 hours of pedagogical training Childcare providers must undergo a medical examination and have a certificate of health issued by their general practitioner If the childcare service is to be provided on the premises of the service provider all adult family members of the childcare provider must be of full active legal capacity and good mental and physical health undergo a medical examination for infectious diseases and including an X ray of

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/children-and-family/social-services-for-families/childcare.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Family benefits, and benefit types
    raising and educating their children There are a number of ways in which families with children are supported the two most common of which are family allowances and tax incentives There are ten types of family benefits childbirth allowance child allowance child care allowance single parent s child allowance conscript s child allowance child s school allowance child allowance for a child under guardianship or foster care start in independent life allowance adoption allowance and parent s allowance for families with seven or more children more detailed explanation The state pays family benefits to all children until they reach the age of 16 Children enrolled in basic or secondary schools or vocational education institutions operating on the basis of basic education have the right to receive family benefits until the age of 19 Tax incentives are offered to families with children in two different ways The first is that people living in Estonia can deduct the costs of educating their children or children in their care up to the age of 26 from their annual income including interest on study loans The second is that one of the parents of a child or a person providing for a child can

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/children-and-family/family-benefits-and-benefit-types.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Family benefits
    their children There are a number of ways in which families with children are supported the two most common of which are family allowances and tax incentives There are ten types of family benefits childbirth allowance child allowance child care allowance single parent s child allowance conscript s child allowance child s school allowance child allowance for a child under guardianship or foster care start in independent life allowance adoption allowance and parent s allowance for families with seven or more children more detailed explanation The state pays family benefits to all children until they reach the age of 16 Children enrolled in basic or secondary schools or vocational education institutions operating on the basis of basic education have the right to receive family benefits until the age of 19 Tax incentives are offered to families with children in two different ways The first is that people living in Estonia can deduct the costs of educating their children or children in their care up to the age of 26 from their annual income including interest on study loans The second is that one of the parents of a child or a person providing for a child can deduct additional tax

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/benefits-and-support/family-benefits.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Funeral benefit
    is to help the organiser of a funeral to cover the expenses of a funeral The amount of benefit is established by the Riigikogu separately for each financial year In 2011 the rate of the funeral benefit is 191 74 euros From 1 st of July in 2009 according to the changes of State Funeral Benefit Act the funeral benefit will be payed only to the local municipality The local

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/benefits-and-support/funeral-benefit.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Sotsiaalministeerium: Victim support
    to create and employ a network of organisations in the region which offer assistance and services to victims of crime and to develop and strengthen this network where possible The newly created victim support centres employ 35 victim support co ordinators who have undergone two month training to obtain systematic knowledge and skills in victim support work so as to be able to organise the provision of victim support services to victims and be able to incorporate the regional victim support system into the nationwide network Circle of people entitled to victim support services and compensation According to the new law all persons who have fallen victim to negligence mistreatment or physical mental or sexual abuse i e all those to whom suffering or injury have been caused are entitled to victim support A crime is not a prerequisite for victim support The circle of those entitled to compensation has also been extended Compensation is now also available to victims of violent crimes committed through negligence earlier compensation was available only to victims of intentionally committed crimes The degree of the criminal offence such as whether serious health damage has been suffered or not is determined by forensic medical examination After a forensic medical examination report is prepared the victim must address the local Pension Board office for compensation The rights of European Union citizens have also been extended regardless of their permanent place of residence such as tourists alongside the rights of citizens of the countries which have joined the European Convention on the Compensation of Victims of Violent Crimes However the rights will be extended to the parties to the Convention after Estonia has joined it Compensation for a victim s funeral expenses and medical treatment expenses is now available to the persons who actually incurred these expenses So far these expenses were compensated in the event of the victim s death only to the victim s dependents which in reality resulted in a situation where a victim s children were entitled to compensation but when a child was killed no compensation was available to the parents Besides the expenses of restoring physical health the cost of restoring mental health is also compensated The law also extends compensation for medical treatment expenses to psychological counselling and psychotherapy A fixed amount has been set for compensation of funeral expenses 448 euros The change simplifies the procedure for receiving compensation since there is now no need to justify each expense incurred for the funeral which was a major source of dispute between applicants and officials in the past The amount of funeral expenses subject to compensation is based on minimum funeral expenses of which 80 is compensated it is the general principle of the law that 80 of the incurred expenses are compensated Compensation payable to the dependents of a victim have increased 75 to one dependent instead of the former 25 85 to two dependents instead of the former 50 a total of 100 to three or more dependents

    Original URL path: http://www.sm.ee/eng/activity/benefits-and-support/victim-support.html (2013-11-16)
    Open archived version from archive



  •