Kittilä has paid a municipal bonus for children's home care support since 1.3.2010.
Kela carries out the payment of the bonus. The bonus is paid together with the statutory children's home care support. No separate application are needed. Information about a family's gross income is needed in the application for home care support.
Preconditions for getting the municipal bonus for children's home care support:
- A parent takes care of the children who get the municipal bonus for children's home care support.
- A preschool child can take part in municipal preschool and other children can take part in club activities.
- The bonus is paid as a raise in home care support's care allowance if the monthly allowance of the statutory support is at least 10 €. The municipal bonus for the care allowance is 200 €/family's first child.
- Statutory sibling part of the municipal bonus is 50 €/next children.