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Factsheet for measure CZ-2022-23/2803 – measures in Czechia

Extraordinary subsidy to support families from Ukraine

Mimořádná dotace na podporu rodin z Ukrajiny

Country Czechia , applies nationwide
Time period Temporary, 01 June 2022 – 31 December 2023
Context War in Ukraine
Type Other initiatives or policies
Category Measures to prevent social hardship
– Access to childcare and education
Author Aleš Kroupa (Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs)
Measure added 06 September 2022 (updated 10 October 2022)

Background information

The Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs has prepared an extraordinary subsidy procedure for non-profit organizations, municipalities, regions and their contributory organizations. The subsidy can be used for the creation or support of temporary activities related to the adaptation and integration of Ukrainian families with children under 6 years of age.

Content of measure

The aim of the announced subsidy procedure is to support services for families with children, which are subject to the conditions for foreigners who have been granted temporary protection in the Czech Republic pursuant to Act No. 65/2022 Coll., on certain measures in connection with the armed conflict on the territory of Ukraine.

The services have a preventive, integrative and supportive character, they are supposed to strengthen the adaptation of families and children in new conditions after arriving in the Czech Republic. The services also have the aim of anchoring and orientation in society, strengthening parental competences, improving family and community relations, supporting families in child care and education, and help with employment on the labor market while reconciling work and family. The goal is also to prevent and possibly solve risky situations in the family, to provide help with babysitting and, last but not least, to familiarize family members with the basics of the Czech language.

Use of measure

The subsidy is financed from the support of the UNICEF organization provided for this purpose to the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. As part of the agreed cooperation, the Ministry will receive funds for the implementation of the grant title a total of approx. CZK 25 million (€1.02 million), with part of the funds allocated for this year and part for 2023). For the year 2022, the allocation of the subsidy title will be set at CZK 12 million (€490,000).

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Does not apply to workers Does not apply to businesses Children (minors)
Migrants or refugees

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
National funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role No involvement as case not in social partner domain No involvement as case not in social partner domain
Form Not applicable Not applicable

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • No involvement
  • Main level of involvement: N/A


No involvement.

Views and reactions

No views.


  • 17 March 2022: Act No. 65/2022 Coll., on certain measures in connection with the armed conflict on the territory of Ukraine caused by the invasion of the troops of the Russian Federation (


Eurofound (2022), Extraordinary subsidy to support families from Ukraine, measure CZ-2022-23/2803 (measures in Czechia), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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