I HAVE LOST MY JOB AT LOGIN IN PRISON. CAN I REQUEST SOME KIND OF BENEFIT?

To be serving sentences of deprivation of liberty lacks the availability for work that requires the beneficiaries of benefits, so as to remain in prison may not request any benefit.

After serving the sentence, he deemed legally unemployed and may request:

  • A contributory benefit, if in the six years prior to his detention justifies have contributed a minimum of 360 days in the General regime of Social security or in any other regime that is listed by unemployment, or has gathered the contribution period for having done work activities within the prison and meets all other accessibility requirements demanded.
  • A subsidy for people released from prison, if it had no right to contributory benefit, whose length would be six months, extendable for two periods of equal duration up to a maximum of 18 months.

Also entitled to this allowance persons under a released from detention centre in which have been admitted by committing offences, provided that besides having been detained for more than six months, over 16 at the time of release.

Likewise, shall be entitled persons who have completed an addiction treatment of its dependence, provided that the same had lasted more than six months and had been sent his imprisonment.

For more information: “I come out of prison”.