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

If you’re applying for the first time

You’ll need to download an application form or you can ask for one to be sent to you. To check if you're eligible to apply, you can review our eligibility criteria, including income, and our disability criteria.

If you’ve applied before

You may be able to apply online.

The application form and brochure contain all the information about how to fill in the form and what documents (photocopies only please) you need to include. 

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

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

Please be aware if you have applied to us online more than three times in a row you may be asked to complete a paper application form.

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.