Government Support

Government Support

There are various forms of government support and benefits you may be entitled to when raising a child. These can vary from a one-off payment known as a Child Trust Fund voucher to a weekly Child Benefit payment.

Child trust fund

Child benefit

Child tax credit

Child-related elements of benefits

Further Information

Job centre website. Very comprehensive site listing benefits you are entitled to if you are bringing up children.

Raising Kids. This is an excellent site for supporting parents — not just about money matters, but all manner of interesting, inspirational and supportive material.

Saving for Children. This has all sorts of information about investments, with specific relevance for children.