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The amounts for children born before 2019

The new amounts of the old system apply to children who have their official adres in Belgium and are born before January 2019.

Is your child born from 2019 onwards?

What does the total amount in the new system consist of?

Your child is entitled to following amounts (valid from September 2023):

Basic amount
A monthly amount for every child
Only or youngest child €101,69/month
Second youngest child €188,16/month
All following children €259,49/month per child

The basic amount increases when your child turns 6, 12 or 18 years old:
from + €16,36 up to + €63,40. 

If orphan of one or both parentis: €390,58/month per child
More about the supplement for orphans
If you meet certain conditons, you are also entitled to complementary amounts. Take a look at all the different supplements below.

Calculate the amount of your Groeipakket in a few steps. Start with 1 child. You can add other children later.

The Groeipakket is calculated on the basis of your child's date of birth and the address where your child lives.

For day care and school

Day care supplement
For non income related day care
+ €3,50/child per day of attendance
More about the day care supplement
Pre school supplement
For 3 and 4 year-olds that attend school
+ €140,72 in 2023
+ €143,53 in 2024
More about the pre school supplement
School bonus
For every child
0 - 4 years old: + €22,06/year per child
5 - 11 years old: + €38,64/year per child
12 -17 years old: + €55,20/year per child
from 18 years old: + €66,24/year per child
More about the school bonus
School supplement
For children who attend school
The amount depends on your family income, family composition and the type of education.
More about the school supplement

Tailored to your family

Social supplement
According to your annual gros family income
annual family income ≤ €36.325,76:
Basic amount €101,69: + €67,07/month (or
+ €126,66/month if on health support for an extended period of time)
Basic amount €188,16: + €47,38/month
Basic amount €259,49: + €20,93/month (or
+ €41,18/month if single parent family)

annual family income between €36.325,76 and €42.380,06:
1 or 2 children in the family: + €35,70/month per child
More about the social supplement

Tailored to your child

Foster care supplement
For foster kids in foster families 
(supplement paid to the family in which the child resided before it was placed in foster care)
+ €68,23/month per child
More about the foster care supplement
Care supplement
For children with a condition or handicap
Depending on de severity of the condition: from + €89,16 up to
+ €594,38/month
More about the care supplement
Support supplement
For children with an affection/handicap of at least 12 points
+ €331,22/month per child
More about the support supplement

Exceptions

Are you coming from abroad and do you have children born before of after the 1st of January 2019? Then you are entitled to the new amounts of the Growth Package (Groeipakket). 

Children, born before 2019, who are orphaned after the 1st of January 2019, also receive the new amounts of the Growth Package.

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