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284,000 Bulgarian families receive winter heating assistance

According to data of Bulgaria's Agency for Social Assistance, nearly 284,000 Bulgarian families have been approved to receive social heating assistance during the forthcoming winter, which is 31,000 families more as compared to last year, the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy announced. 

In 2020, the aid increased to EUR 256 for the entire heating season. A total of 245,000 Bulgarian families have received heating assistance for the purchase of solid fuels-coal and wood.

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