Child benefit (besides Elterngeld and Kindergeld) only for residents of Saxony (e.g. Leipzig, Dresden).
The benefit is granted for a few months to parents of children aged 2 or 3. You will find details in the article below.
To apply for the Landeserziehungsgeld you must have lived in Saxony for at least 12 months.
The parent who receives the benefit may work but no more than 30 hours per week. There is also an income limit that cannot be exceeded by the household. This limit is:
Parents of adopted children, stepparents or unmarried parents can also apply. In special cases, it can also be people who do not have custody of the child, such as grandparents, aunts, uncles or older siblings.
Landeserziehungsgeld paid for two or three year olds. The amount depends on the number of children you have:
The period for which you are entitled to the allowance depends on the number of children and whether you have applied for the allowance when your child is 2 or 3 years old: