To be eligible for financial aid from the Fund, violence must be reported to the police, Social welfare center, or relevant court.
Other criteria is for the victim or parent/legal guardian, if the victim is a child, to contact the Foundation. The person applying for aid cannot have other funding sources/must not be eligible for other social benefits provided by public institutions of the Republic of Croatia and must lack adequate assistance and protection available through official channels within the necessary timeframe.
The Fund Council grants financial assistance for day-to-day expenses within 15 days of applying and providing all necessary paperwork. The Fund Council grants financial assistance for emergency expenses within 24 hours of the application.