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

Please be aware that there may be a delay in receiving your grant item due to the impact of Coronavirus on our team and suppliers. Please visit our Coronavirus page for more information.

Applying for the first time?

Or you ask for one to be sent to you

Take a look at our application guidance document if you have any questions about our application form. For more information about eligibility or whether you should apply go to our who we help or child and young person eligibility criteria pages.

We accept one application per household. To apply on behalf of more than one child, please complete a full application form for one child and then a child details form for each additional 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, along with your complete application.

After you have been awarded a grant, you can submit another application nine months from the date of your last award letter. 

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 watch our how to apply video.

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

Download an application form.

Download our application guidance.

Download an additional child form.

Download an ethnic monitoring form.

Download a bank details form.

Download our terms and conditions.