Hartz IV Questions and Answers

Questions and answers about the unemployment allowance II (Arbeitslosengeld II) and social benefits

Are foreigners eligible to receive Arbeitslosengeld II (unemployment benefits in Germany)?

2017-01-20T19:00:00+00:00

In principle, foreigners have the same livelihood entitlement to benefits as Germans do. You are entitled to Arbeitslosengeld II if you are an eligible [...]

Are foreigners eligible to receive Arbeitslosengeld II (unemployment benefits in Germany)?2017-01-20T19:00:00+00:00

Can I get help with integration into the labor market due to my disability?

2017-01-20T19:03:20+00:00

You can apply to all organizations for rehabilitation (for example, the Federal Agency for Employment, the Statutory Pension Insurance Fund, the Berufsgenossenschaften) for benefits for participation [...]

Can I get help with integration into the labor market due to my disability?2017-01-20T19:03:20+00:00

Who is responsible for disabled persons in need of rehabilitation?

2017-01-20T19:01:29+00:00

The Federal Agency for Employment is also responsible for individual with disabilities who are entitled to benefits according to the Second Book of the Sozialgesetzbuch [...]

Who is responsible for disabled persons in need of rehabilitation?2017-01-20T19:01:29+00:00

Can leasing liabilities be taken if Arbeitslosengeld II is no longer paid?

2017-01-20T19:04:48+00:00

Yes. In order to avoid homelessness, social welfare providers can also take over rent and energy pensions from persons who are not in need [...]

Can leasing liabilities be taken if Arbeitslosengeld II is no longer paid?2017-01-20T19:04:48+00:00

Who is responsible for the costs of staying at a women’s protection house?

2017-01-20T19:07:43+00:00

If an active, in need of social support, woman is looking for a women's sanctuary, the provider pays the costs of the previous place of [...]

Who is responsible for the costs of staying at a women’s protection house?2017-01-20T19:07:43+00:00