Welfare Assistance

What is welfare assistance?

Allowance given to a household whose means are insufficient to meet his/her basic household needs. The allowance can be due to:

  • Temporary unemployment
  • Insufficient income
  • Medical

What is the assistance based on?

Assistance is based on a means-tested assistance comparing all household income against set measures;

  • Housing
  • Supplementation
  • Utilities
  • Transportation

Who can apply for welfare assistance?

Only Seychellois citizens above the age of 18

Documents needed for welfare application.
Social welfare checklist (see checklist)

Where to apply?

Benefit and welfare officer based in District Administration Office (Information about district offices)