General information on social compensation

Up-to-date information on social compensation, social compensation for victims of crime, victims of violence in institutions, foster families and hospitals, etc.

The term social compensation (also called "utilities") refers to the financial compensation of damages that persons sustained in connection with measures taken by the state or in areas in which the state has to take special responsibility.

Social compensation is available for the following persons:

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Last update: 3 February 2022

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