Equipments and Financial Assistance


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Financial Assistance


Financial aids are provided by the Department of Social Assistance through following the procedures outlined below:

  1. Fill out the social assistance application form and submit the required documents.
  2. Submit the form to any of the community Centres spread across the Kingdom.
  3. Study the case and prepare a report thereon in the form specimen prepared for this purpose.
  4. Review the application by the committee responsible for deciding the applicant’s entitlement to social assistance.
  5. Register the bank account of the beneficiary or his representative.


Assistances are paid as from the 15th day of every month to the beneficiaries’ accounts in different local banks.


Different compensatory apparatuses and devices are provided for the elderly, free of charge, such as wheel chairs, bathroom chairs, crutches, walking aids, and medical earphones.


Services Provision Conditions:          


- Be of a Bahraini nationality.

- Be no less than sixty years in age.

- The family is unable to provide the apparatuses needed by elderly due to their low income.

- Submit a medical report on the one applying for medical earphones.

- Be able to run the shop or kiosk.


Procedures for the Provision of Aids for Elderly:

  1. Submit an application for the service by filling out the application form and submit the required documents.
  2. Conduct a social research and prepare a report on the case in the form prepared for this purpose.
  3. Review the application by the technical committee and make the appropriate decision.
  4. Notify the applicant about the committee’s decision.
  5. Hand over the apparatus.




Department of Social Welfare,

Elderly Welfare Section

Ministry of Labour & Social Development Builidng
































































































































































































































































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