Expecting or bringing up a child
Who is this section for?
Anyone who is expecting or bringing up a child.
What does it include?
Information about benefits for people who are expecting or
bringing up a child, including who can claim them, how much
you can get, how to apply, and where to go for further help.
Make sure you are claiming everything you are entitled to.
If you have children who are students (either school age or in
further/higher education), see also Education costs. If your children are aged
16-25 see also Young people.
How to use this section
The left-hand navigation bar gives you
a full list of the contents of this section. Click
on the links to go to each page. The
main benefits are also listed in the boxes below.
Help might be available if you are in work, looking for work, or
Resources and organisations that help with issues relating to
expecting or bringing up a child.
Turn2us Benefits Calculator
Use our simple Benefits Calculator to find out how much you