Benidorm Town Hall is providing monetary support for it’s hardest hit residents.
There are conditions to be met, if in doubt ask a fluent Spanish speaker for help.
You will need to have been a registerd resident in Benidorm for at least one year.
You will need to meet certain conditions financially. 200€ per month is the base figure payable at present for April, May and June.
The website link is: https://benidorm.org/es/ayudas-familia
It is only available in Spanish, this is a GOOGLE Translation to give you the jist of it. You can download the application form here: Application Form
Call for municipal emergency aid to cover basic needs as a consequence of the vulnerability situation caused by the economic crisis of COVID-19 to the families of Benidorm.
The Local Government Board (JGL) today approved the bases that will govern the granting of direct social aid that the Benidorm City Council has planned to alleviate the effects of the coronavirus crisis and to which 1.4 million will be allocated. euros.
These grants starting at 200 euros per month will be granted for a period of three months through a single payment, which will cover the months of April, May and June, and it is estimated that more than 2,000 families will be served.
The mayor explained that these grants are aimed at people or family units that do not have sufficient income to meet the expenses derived from the current emergency situation; and therefore, to the citizens who have been hit hardest by this health crisis.
The monthly amount of the aid will be 200 euros for the coexistence unit made up of one person, to which 50 euros will be added for each more member of the family unit. Thus, the coexistence units or family members of two members who meet the requirements set out in the bases will receive 250 euros; 300 euros, those of three; and 350, those of four. In this way, the family unit of a member will receive a total aid of 600 euros; 750 euros, those of two members; 900, those formed by three people; and 1,050 euros, those of four.
For this, all the telematic means of the City Council have been made available to the public, including the mail firstname.lastname@example.org; and the free telephone numbers of the Collective Aid Network (#RAC): 900 701 322 and 900 10 12 15. In addition, they may be presented in person at the Municipal Registry of the City Council and in the administrative extensions.
For the same reason, the deadline for submitting applications will be opened as published in the Official Gazette of the Province and will last until June 30.
To be able to access these grants, the applicant must have been registered for at least one year in Benidorm; and being unemployed, having been affected by a Temporary Employment Regulation File (ERTE), having reduced their working hours due to care or having suffered a loss of income due to the state of alarm. Likewise, among the economic requirements, it must be proven that the income of the family unit does not exceed twice the monthly Public Indicator of Multiple Effects Income (IPREM), set for 2020 at 537.84 euros – so the amount of reference will be 1,047 euros per month. This limit will be increased by 0.2 times the IPREM for each more member of the family unit. In any case, income must include the months from January 2020 to the month prior to the application date.