Best Start Grant

Last updated: 9 December 2018

The Pregnancy and Baby Payment is the first Best Start Grant payment you can apply for.

Other Best Start Grant payments you can apply for from Summer 2019

As well as the Pregnancy and Baby Payment, from Summer 2019 you'll also be able to apply for:

  • the Early Learning Payment
  • the School Age Payment
  • Best Start Food

Early Learning Payment

The Early Learning Payment will be a payment of £250 per child. You'll be able to apply between your child's second birthday and six months after their third birthday.

School Age Payment

The School Age Payment will also be a payment of £250 per child. In the year your child normally starts school, you'll be able to apply from 1st June, up until 28th February of the next year.

Further updates

You'll be able to find out more about these payments, and who can apply, in 2019.