Children and Young People
Allowances and benefits specifically for children and young people.
Child Benefit is a benefit for people responsible for dependent children. Most families with children can claim Child Benefit.
Information on benefits you may be able to claim if you are under 16 and have a baby, including who can claim benefits for you and where to get more advice.
The document contains information on benefits that you may be able to claim if you are aged 16 or 17 and you have a baby, including your rights if you are working or at school or college.
If you have had a baby or you are responsible for children, it can be confusing to work out what you are entitled to.
Information on Healthy Start vouchers, covering who can claim and what you can get with the vouchers.
Information on getting national insurance credits if you get Child Benefit for a child under 12, if you are caring for a disabled person or if you are a relative caring for a child.