Benefits

INTRODUCTION

Benefits

The Social Security Board provides relief from loss of income for insured persons and their dependents when certain challenges such as sickness, invalidity or death arise.

LIST OF

Short Term Benefits

Employment Injury Benefit

This benefit is payable to an employee who is incapable of work due to an injury or disease acquired or related to the circumstances of employment.

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Funeral Grant

This benefit is payable upon the death of an insured person or spouse or dependent children of an insured person.

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Maternity Benefit

This benefit is payable to an insured woman who is pregnant or has given birth.

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Sickness Benefit

This type of benefit is payable to insured persons who cannot work because of illness.

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LIST OF

Long Term Benefits

Age Benefit

This is payable to an insured person who has attained the age of 62 and has been credited at least 500 contributions. He or she becomes entitled to a monthly age pension for the duration of his or her life.

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Invalidity Benefit

This benefit is payable to insured persons who have been medically declared invalid and is under the age of 62.

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Non-Contributory Pensions

This type of benefit is payable to a widow, widower, child or dependant parent of a deceased insured person

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Survivors’ Benefit

This type of benefit is payable to persons who are over 62 years of age and who have not qualified for the regular Age Pension from Social Security.

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    Head Office

    Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw Building
    P.O. Box 79
    Bay Road, Basseterre, St. Kitts

    PHONE: +1 (869) 465-2535
    EMAIL: pubinfo@socialsecurity.kn

    Branch Office

    Pinney’s Commercial Site
    P.O. Box 667
    Nevis

    PHONE: +1 (869) 469-5245
    EMAIL: nevis@socialsecurity.kn