Do you want to to apply for youth care (jeugdhulp) for your child? For example, because your child needs extra care or support? You can apply for this at your municipality. You can also contact a youth team (jeugdteam) directly. A youth team supports young people and their families when they need help with growing up and parenting.
You can use a personal budget (persoonsgebonden budget – PGB) to pay for youth care. A PGB is an amount of money that can be used to purchase care or support for personal reasons.
Contact your municipality for youth care for your child. Your municipality provides advice on youth care and will determine the best kind of support for your child. It will do so together with you and your child. The municipality also ensures that your child has access to youth care.
Every municipality implements its youth support differently. Some municipalities have a neighbourhood team (wijkteam) in each neighbourhood, while others have a youth and family centre (Centrum jeugd en gezin).
You can also directly contact your neighbourhood team. A school, GP or sports club can also refer you. The municipality also has a list of youth teams and neighbourhood teams.
This is how it works in your (future) place of residence
Municipality of Borsele: Applying for youth care for your child
NB. You can only apply for youth assistance if you live in the Netherlands and are registered with a municipality. Would you like to apply for youth assistance for your child? The municipality offers, together with a Youth and Family Center (CJG). You can go here for help and advice. Healthcare providers with contract You can use the care that the municipality has purchased. For this you need a referral from: the Youth and Family Center; or the general practitioner; or a certified institution; or a medical specialist such as a pediatrician. On this page you will find the providers of specialist youth care with whom the municipality has a contract.
In some cases, you may have to pay an ouderbijdrage (parental contribution).
Contact details are not yet available for your municipality.
Questions about this topic?
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