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Coverage area and additional information

The local town hall / council office is the normal gateway to Spanish social care or route for contacting Social Services’ team of support professionals. To access much of the social care or benefits, it is necessary to have been registered on Spanish town halls’ ‘padrón’ census registers for a minimum period of time; generally from one to five years in total depending on the type of support or benefit requested, although this can vary according to local policies.

Therefore, it is important that residents and their families think ahead and always register on their town ‘padrón’, and keep their details updated (see also Helpful Topics: Understanding the System on this website). (If a UK national resident is not registered on the ‘padrón’, in extreme cases some short-term emergency help may be available, but this is ad hoc, cannot be predicted and varies by municipality.)

Contact information
Phone (0034) 952579800 (council switchboard/centralita). For tourism/foreign residents (Mon-Fri) (0034) 952442494
Web www.benalmadena.es/extranjeros
Email [email protected]
Full address Benalmádena, Málaga
Languages English spoken, Spanish spoken
Timetable TOWN HALL OPEN MONDAY-FRIDAY MORNINGS IN BENALMÁDENA PUEBLO (Avenida Juan Luis Peralta). Foreign Residents Department details: Monday- Friday: From 10:00 to 20:00 - Tourism Office in Bil Bil Castle, on the seafront (Avda. Antonio Machado 78,29631, Benalmádena Costa).
Type of organisation Public


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