What is a Sure Start Maternity Grant?
A Sure Start Maternity Grant can help with the costs of a new-born or adopted baby.
You'll only get a maternity grant if the new baby is the only child under 16 in the household. There are special rules for multiple births.
Applies to: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland
Age rules: There are no specific age rules
Type of benefit: Means-tested
Administered by: JobCentre Plus