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Family benefits

Virtually every child living in Brussels is entitled to child benefit, regardless of whether its parents are employees, self-employed, unwaged or retired. Child benefit is paid out on a monthly basis until 31 August in the year the child turns 18.

For comprehensive information on child benefit, see the website of  the new Brussels public child benefits agency, External linkFamiris. From 1 January onwards, Famiris takes over from the former federal public child benefits agency, Famifed