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When you have children in school, it can all add up. You may be entitled to financial help with school essentials, to stop money getting in the way of your child’s education. Below, we can help you claim what’s yours.
In some areas of Wales, up to 40% of eligible parents are not claiming the free school meals that they are entitled to. As the cost of living continues to rise, we are committed to ensuring that no child goes hungry while in school. Find out if you could claim Free School Meals for your child.
Claim what’s yours: If your child already gets free school meals, there could be more help available for School Essentials. A Pupil Development Grant is available to assist families on a low income to buy school uniform and equipment.
Information on what support is available to help parents and carers with the cost of childcare.
Information on the financial help parents and carers may be eligible to receive.
Baby Basics is a volunteer-led project aiming to support new mothers and families who are struggling to meet the financial and practical burden of looking after a new baby.