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Free school meals and school clothing grants

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Free school meals and school clothing grants 

We can provide free school meals and a school clothing grant of £100.00 per child if you are on a low income.

To qualify for free school meals and a school clothing grant you must be in receipt of one of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance (Income Based)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related)
  • Child Tax Credit only with annual income below £16,105
  • Child Tax Credit & Working Tax Credit with annual income below £7,330
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
  • Universal Credit - including those with a take home pay of up to £610 per month
  • Long Term Incapacity Benefit  (school clothing grant only)
  • Widows Allowance -  if not in full time employment (school clothing grant only)
  • Child Tax Credit & Working Tax Credit with annual income below £16,105 (school clothing grant only)

If you don’t meet this criteria but your child is in P1-3, they can still receive free school meals. Free school milk will only be given if the above criteria is met.


How to apply

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

For more information on managing your benefits, living on a budget or help to find work, please see our Benefits Section:  www.fife.gov.uk/benefits