Please note: If you are a family living in Wales, please visit our Wales application pages to apply.

Applying for the first time?

See our Who do we help? page and what our child and young person eligibility criteria is.

Either download an application form or you ask for one to be sent to you

The application form and brochure contain all the information you need about how to fill in the form and what documents you need to send. 

We accept one application per household, so if you are making an application on behalf of more than one child, please complete a child details form for each child you are applying for.

If you have applied before

You may be able to apply online , download an application form  or ask for one to be sent to you.

If you are applying for a new child this time, please complete a child details form for each child you are applying for.

Remember, we can only help a household once every 12 months. Your last award letter will include information about when you can next apply.

From time to time we review your continued eligibility for a grant.  We will let you know if we need to review your application and if we need to see any more information.

If need help with making an application contact us.

If you are unsure about any of the information provided or need further help, please contact us.

Download an application form.

Download an application brochure.

Download an additional child form.

Download an ethnic monitoring form.

Download our terms and conditions.