Best Start Grants

You can get Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods:

  • if your child is the right age for a payment
  • whether you’re in work or not, as long as you’re on certain payments or benefits
  • as long as you’re the parent of a child, or the main person looking after the child.

Best Start Grant is 3 cash payments. Each payment can only be paid once per child.

  • Pregnancy and Baby Payment
  • Early Learning Payment
  • School Age Payment

Find out more here