A footwear and clothing grant of £100 will automatically be paid to those parents who are in receipt of a free school meal payment and who fall into the following eligibility criteria.
These payments will be made into the same bank account as free school meals payments.
Parents of pupils starting Primary 1 in August or parents who are eligible and who have not received a payment by 31 July should make an application using our online application form.
The Council has in place broader community support arrangements to help families in difficulty as a result of COVID-19. This includes welfare, finance and food as a result of COVID-19. Information can be accessed from the Helpline:
We may need to share some personal information with third parties who are helping us to deliver support. See our privacy notice.