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Sure Start Maternity Grant

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

Taxable: No

Administered by: JobCentre Plus