School clothing grants
Who is eligible for a clothing grant?
One application per academic year will be considered for a grant towards essential school clothing. Parents/carers in receipt of a qualifying benefit will receive £100 per child in Primary and Secondary School (up to age 16). Assistance with school clothing/footwear is not awarded to nursery pupils.
- Income Support (IS)
- Income Based Job Seeker's Allowance (IBJSA)
- Any income related element of Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
- You may also be eligible if you are in receipt of Universal Credit with an earned monthly income that does not exceed £610
How do I apply for a clothing grant?
Supporting evidence from Jobcentre Plus must be dated within 6 weeks of the date of your claim and Tax Credit Award Notices (TC602) must relate to financial year 2018/2019.
A photograph of your evidence taken from your smart phone is acceptable.