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Out-of-family care (Long-term social care and social rehabilitation institution)
Selected Organization: Rīgas valstspilsētas pašvaldība
Brief description:
A child care institution - an institution in which social care and social rehabilitation are provided for orphans or children left without parental care, as well as children in need of social rehabilitation or special care due to their state of health.
1. It is possible to receive out-of-family care in a long-term social care and social rehabilitation institution if it is not possible to provide out-of-family care to a child with a guardian or a foster family, or if care is not appropriate for a particular child or in a foster family, and if:
1.1. the parents of the child have died;
1.2. the parents of the child have been suspended or deprived of custody rights;
1.3. the parents of the child have requested the child to provide out-of-family care due to their state of health;
1.4. the mother of the newborn child has requested, if she has no means of subsistence or shelter, the mother shall be admitted to the childcare institution together with the child for a period of time while she is breastfeeding the child;
1.5. due to the health status of the child, the parents have asked the child to provide out-of-family care because the child cannot be cared for.
2. Upon the request of a parent, the local government shall immediately ensure the care of the child in a child care institution or other premises adapted to the short-term care of children, if the parent has fallen ill with Covid-19 and is in a medical treatment institution and it is not possible to ensure the self-isolation and care of the child with relatives or other persons close to the child.
In the referred to case, the Orphan's Court shall take a one-person decision regarding the provision of childcare, on the basis of a submission from the parent. This decision shall be terminated by the Orphan's Court alone after the recovery of the parent.
Beneficiaries:
Individual
An orphan or a child left without parental care.
Maximum period (in working days):
22
Period:
An application shall be examined within a period of one month if, for objective reasons, the referred to time period cannot be observed, the Orphan's Court may extend it in accordance with the procedures specified in Section 64 of the Administrative Procedure Law (for a period not exceeding four months from the date of submission of the application, but in the case of a long-term establishment of facts - up to a year).
Process description
Other information
1. solis / Service requests
The person must produce a personal identification document.
Required documents:
1) an application with the requested request and the justification of the request;
2) copies of the information supporting documents necessary for the examination of the case and indicated in the submission (presenting the original) at the discretion of the submitter.

The Orphan's Court shall, on its own initiative, request and summarize the documents necessary in the case (in which information regarding the parents of the child has been provided, information regarding the opinion of the closest relatives regarding the possibilities to undertake the parenting of the child, information regarding the possibility of placing the child in a foster family or a guardian, the opinion of the child regarding the possible type of out-family care, the submission of parents regarding in the institution regarding the placement of the placement. because of the situation).
Documents may be submitted in person, transmitted electronically (with a secure electronic signature) or by post.
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An e-service in authorities home page The Orphan's Court of Riga
On the spot The Orphan's Court of Riga
Adrese: Tērbatas iela 69, Rīga, LV-1001
Tālrunis: +37167 037 746
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E-mail bt@riga.lv
Mail The Orphan's Court of Riga
Adrese: Tērbatas iela 69, Rīga, LV-1001
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2. solis / Receipt of services
Prior to taking a decision regarding the out-of-family care of a child, the Orphan's Court shall prepare a written report regarding the activities performed in order to provide the child with adequate care with the guardian or in a foster family, the relevant report shall be updated, depending on the child's age, within the specified period.

The decision shall be taken at the meeting of the Orphan's Court and shall be notified to the parties.
The Orphan's Court shall draw up the decision in writing and send the transcript thereof to the participant in the administrative process within 10 working days after the taking of the decision. A true copy of the decision can also be received in person at the Riga Orphan's Court.
You can also send a contact/reply to a person by mail, e-mail address or electronically via the single national and municipal services portal www.latvija.lv.
Payments: View payments
On the spot The Orphan's Court of Riga
Adrese: Tērbatas iela 69, Rīga, LV-1001
Tālrunis: +37167 037 746
Fakss:
Other contact details:
Working hours