The state support allowances for orphaned children have been increased in Belarus. This decision of the Council of Ministers has been put down in a resolution. Thus, compensation of food expenses per day will increase by 20% for orphans studying full-time at vocational, secondary specialized and higher education institutions. Compensation for clothing, footwear, equipment, the purchase of school supplies, personal hygiene items and personal expenses has increased by 10%, and that for expenses related to the sustenance of orphans has increased by 5%. The latter includes fees for using landline phone and household services.