Financial assistance

Under the Malasakit Centers Act, financial assistance refers to monetary aid, in the form of guaranty letter, cash or check, which covers burial, transportation, and other allied assistance or physical aid, such as food, clothing, general assistive devices, given by agencies and mandated by existing laws, rules and regulations to provide such assistance. (Sec. 3(b), R.A. No. 11463)

Contrast with medical assistance.