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Job & Family

Parental leave or return to work full-time or part-time? After giving birth, parent couples are faced with the decision of how they want to organize family and career. Early agreements within the family and with the employer help to find the right model for them. On the Familienportal.NRW, you can find information on all aspects of reconciling work and family life, as well as helpful tips for returning to work.

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Parental allowance

If you take a break from your job or work part-time after the birth, you will receive parental allowance. The financial benefit allows you to take time for your child and family. Here you will find important information you need to know about parental allowance.

Childcare - Registration

You are looking for a place for your child in day care or a day nursery? This way! Find out as early as possible from the daycare center or daycare provider of your choice or from your local youth welfare office whether there are free childcare places at the facility or daycare provider you want.