As of today, Tuesday, February 6 at 12:00, it is the online application for the new Special Aid for Vulnerable Groups, amounting to €718.50, is available (37.5 daily unemployment benefits), increased by 10% for each child, which came into force from 29.12.2023.

The new provision of DYPA aims to support particularly vulnerable social groups – who do not establish a right to unemployment benefit – for their smooth reintegration into the labor market, strengthening and expanding the social protection net of DYPA to the unemployed.

Specifically, beneficiaries of the benefit are unemployed:

1. Parents of a single parent family
2. Released from prison
3. Women, victims of gender and/or domestic violence
4. Victims of violence – trafficking
5. Free from addictive substances.

Conditions for granting the aid are the unemployed:

  • be registered in the DYPA Digital Register of the Unemployed with one of the above qualities when submitting their application
  • have completed 1–75 days of insurance in the e-EFKA anytime in the last 2 years before submitting their application (or since the start of the sentence, for those released from prison)
  • to have an income of up to €16,000 for singles, €24,000 for married couples (increased by €5,000 per child) or €29,000 for single-parent families (increased by €5,000 for each child after the first) and at the same time, the amount of the total gross income from business family activity not to exceed €80,000 and
  • not be simultaneously beneficiaries of regular unemployment allowance, long-term unemployed allowance, self-employed and independently employed allowance and special seasonal allowance.

The benefit is granted once every 2 years.

Applications will be submitted exclusively online via with TAXISnet codes, at the email address:

Specifically, the route is: Home / Work and insurance / Unemployment / Special assistance to vulnerable social groups.

The new Special Aid for Vulnerable Groups replaces the special aid granted to

a) subsidized unemployed who remained unemployed one month after the exhaustion of their subsidy,

b) non-subsidized unemployed who remained unemployed for 3 months within the same calendar year,

and c) non-subsidized unemployed who worked in enterprises that suspended their operations or that exercised the right to suspend work.

For more information on the conditions for granting the new benefit and the required supporting documents, those interested can visit the DYPA website