Benefits and other financial support

Help with children's costs

Depending on your circumstances, if you have children there is financial help available. It can include help with childcare and school and education costs.

  • Childcare costs

    There is financial assistance available to help with the care and education of children and young people.

  • Disability Living Allowance for children

    Disability Living Allowance for children is a benefit that can help with the costs of looking after a child with a disability.

  • School and education costs

    You may be able to get help with school and education costs, including school meals, clothing and travel.

  • Tom's Gift

    Tom’s Gift gives children who need treatment for cancer a special present in recognition of their bravery and resilience.