In Bremerhaven there are various financial support services that can help you on your personal path. The kind of support you are eligible for depends on your life situation and residence status. Get advice on your support options from an advice center. There you can also have it assessed whether you have a chance of financial support.
Frequently asked questions
If you are doing vocational training, you can inquire whether you are entitled to a vocational training allowance (BAB). Perhaps there is also a scholarship that could be considered for you. The best way to do this is to seek advice from a counseling center.
If you are studying, you can inquire whether you are entitled to BAföG. Perhaps there is also a scholarship that could be considered for you. The best way to do this is to seek advice from a counseling center.
A scholarship is a form of financial support for, for example, pupils, students, scientists or other groups who are in training and further education. The aim is to provide them with financial support and thus enable or facilitate their education or training. There are very different types of scholarships. An overview of various scholarships in Bremen can be found on the website of bremen.de.
Parental allowance is a kind of benefit for parents of babies and toddlers. It should enable parents to educate and care for their child. Parental allowance helps you if you do not work as much after the birth of your child or if you take parental leave completely. You can also get parental allowance if you did not work at all before the birth. There are different variants of the parental allowance. How much money you get depends on the variant and your life situation. You can get advice on this from an advice center such as the Chamber of Employees. Further information on parental allowance can be found, for example, in this overview of the Chamber of Employees.
Housing allowance is a state subsidy in Germany that helps you to pay your rent or charges. In order to receive housing benefit, you must submit an application. In the application you must then provide information about your living situation and income. Then the housing subsidy office checks whether you are entitled to housing subsidy. They can let themselves be advised directly with the housing subsidy office to the housing subsidy. You can find further information on the topic of housing benefit on this page, for example.
BAföG stands for “Berufsausbildungsförderungsgesetz” and is a financial support for students and pupils. You can apply for BAföG at the BAföG Office. In most cases you will need the completed application form, your student card or certificate of enrollment and, if possible, your parents’ proof of income.
“BAB” means vocational training aid and is mainly intended for people who are doing an education. “BAB” can be paid if you live in your own apartment during your training and the training allowance is not sufficient to pay for food or other things in addition to rent. “BAB” is a monthly benefit from the “Agentur für Arbeit” – get advice whether you can get “BAB”.
“EQ” means entry qualification and is like a long-term internship. In a company you get to know the work in six to twelve months. During this time you normally receive a small compensation of 216,00 EUR per month. If you are still of school age, you will also attend vocational school during this time. “EQ” is financed by the “Agentur für Arbeit” – get advice if “EQ” could be something for you.
There are several counseling centers that can help you fill out applications. Take a look at the offers below.
The education voucher is a subsidy with which the costs of further education can be paid. You are entitled to the education voucher if, in the opinion of the Employment Agency, further education is necessary for your profession. Let the “Agentur für Arbeit” advise you directly. f you are entitled to the education voucher, you will also receive it from the Employment Agency.
There are various counseling centers that can help you fill out applications. Take a look at the offers below.