School and Year Start-up Payment
If you're caring for someone else's child and need help with pre-school or school-related costs at the beginning of the year, you may be able to get the School and Year Start-up Payment.
- This is a once-a-year payment.
- You need to apply every year between mid-January and the end of February.
You may be able to receive other financial help with your costs even if you get this payment. Call us to discuss your situation.