The City Council has approved today the 10th remittance, while still evaluating an average of 200 requests a week
Family aid already exceeds one million euros injected into more than a thousand homes in Benidorm
Benidorm City Council has already injected one million euros into more than a thousand homes in the city through municipal aid to families in 2021. The Local Government Board (JGL) has approved today the tenth remittance of these aid, for a total amount of 153,000 euros, according to the data transferred by the mayor, Toni Pérez, who recalled that this line of aid "is aimed at Benidorm families hardest hit by the economic and social crisis derived from the pandemic."
Toni Pérez has indicated that “we try to be as diligent as possible so that this aid reaches as soon as possible to all those households that the crisis is affecting the most severely, solving an average of 200 requests per week and weekly approving a new one. remittance of beneficiaries, which also include possible claims of previous remittances ”.
The amount of the aid ranges between 600 and 1,365 euros per quarter, depending on the number of members of the family or coexistence unit; an amount “with which we try to help alleviate the situation that many households are going through in which income has been reduced as a result of the pandemic and among which, unfortunately still today, some are pending to collect the benefits that correspond to them because they are furlough, ( temporary labor force adjustement) ”.
The mayor recalled that "the City Council has reserved 5.5 million euros for these grants, which will reach the homes of Benidorm throughout all of 2021".
The tenth remittance of Family Aid for Covid-19 will be published shortly on the notice board of the municipal website. A deadline for the presentation of appeals will then be opened, which will count 30 days from the date of publication. Any resource must also be presented in this portal (https://sede.benidorm.org). The corrections, if any, would also be carried out online on the same website.
Parallel to the resolution of these aid to families, the City Council "is also working tirelessly to give the green light to measures and lines of economic support for the local productive fabric." Thus, shortly the second phase of 'Parenthesis Aids' will be convened, endowed with more than 3 million euros, and specific municipal aid will be launched for the accommodation sector and an exclusive line for hospitality and tourism companies of more than 10 workers, also financed entirely with the City Council's own resources.