If you are in receipt of Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance - Income Based, Income Related Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit (where take home pay is less than £726 per month), Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction or Child Tax Credit with an income of less than £18,725 (as assessed by HMRC), you may be entitled to receive a grant towards the cost of buying essential clothing to enable children up to the age of 16 to attend school. Grants are paid directly into your bank account. If you do not have a bank account we will contact you to discuss other payment options. The current value of a Clothing Grant is £120 per primary school child and £150 per secondary school child. Automatic awards Most families will get an automatic award, which means they will not need to fill in a new application form each year. You get an automatic award if you meet these conditions: you got an award in 2022/23 and you get Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction. Payments will be made from 10 July onwards. Otherwise, you must apply. You will not get an automatic award if your child is entering P1. Application forms can be submitted online - School Clothing Grant Application Form If we've asked you to provide documents and/or information to support a claim you can supply this information using our online evidence upload form. If you require any further information or assistance please contact: Customer Contact CentreEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgTel: 01382 433458 Other available grants Social Security Scotland have introduced a Best Start Grant which is made up of three payments. The Pregnancy and Baby Payment was launched successfully on 10 December 2018, the Early Learning Payment launched on 29 April 2019 and the School Age Payment opened for applications on 3 June 2019. As part of a programme of measures, including the Baby Box, targeted at children's early years, the aim of the payments is to support parents and tackle inequality, improving health outcomes and raising attainment. A Pregnancy and Baby Payment of £707.25 for a first child and £353.65 for any subsequent child. This will help with expenses in pregnancy or of having a new child. There will be an extra £353.65 if you have a multiple birth; An Early Learning Payment of £294.70. This will help with costs with early learning at around the time a child may take up a nursery place, to support child development; and A School Age Payment of £294.70. This will help with the costs of preparing for primary school. For further information about Best Start Grants can be found on the Scottish Government website.