The basic documents that are required for the recognition of a needy family:

- certificate confirming the income of family members;

- identity documents of the applicants;

- reference from place of residence.

You will need to make a statement on the recognition of a needy family – this should be done in the office of a specialist. Perhaps documents from a routine list you will not be enough to assign family status of the poor – then you will be asked to bring the missing reference. Recognize low-income family, whose income is below the subsistence level.

You will first need the documents proving the identity of family members – passport, birth certificate. Need a document that confirms the registration of the citizen's place of residence or stay – it could be a certificate of residence, extract from the house register.

For the calculation of income need to submit the documents confirming the income of family members in the last three calendar months, where the application was submitted. It could be labor books, certificates of receipt of any payments, and if the adult family member does not work, it will require help from the employment service. Family members who are retired, provide pension certificate.

Members of poor families can apply for benefits to pay utilities. In some regions this is possible with the registration of the status of low-income families apply for a grant – required documents in the apartment, the inquiry on family structure, extract from the house register and the receipt on absence of debts on utilities. Or subsidy separately – then you need more help with residency and identity documents.

The amount of the subsistence minimum adopted in a particular region, there is in each body of social protection of the population before you start collecting documents, it is better to clarify it and to make preliminary calculations. There you can see the list of application documents.