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Grants and allowances

Footwear/clothing grants and free school meals 

Get help with school costs including meals, footwear and clothing

Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA) 

EMAs provide financial support to young people from low income families to stay in school after the age of 16

Other educational grants and funding

We manage a number of funds that assist young people in their education

Child Bridging Payments

Available to children and young people of school age in receipt of free school meals on the basis of low income eligibility