If Korean citizens have difficulty subsisting due to a sudden crisis, they can receivetemporary support such as living costs. Foreigners can also benefit under this systemaccording to ordinances.
This aims to support families who are having difficulty maintaining livelihood due to an unexpectedcrisis. It targets those who are ① in crisis (for one of the seven reasons below) or who ② meet theconditions related to income, property, etc.
Support livelihood costs (1,266,900 won), housing costs (643,200 won), medical costs (3 million won/one time)
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If you have a child to care (with the nationality of the Republic of Korea) and have difficulty inmaintaining your livelihood, you are eligible for emergency welfare support. The public officerof the city, gun or gu will conduct due diligence to determine the degree of the emergency,income, and financial status, and decide your eligibility. Please contact the department incharge of the cities, guns and gus, community service centers of eups, myeons, and dongs, orthe Health & Welfare Call Center (☎129). If you have difficulty communicating in Korean, youmay use the translation and interpretation services of the Multicultural Family Support Center orenlist the help of a Korean friend. If you are eligible, you may receive basic living support.