Support for families
Here you will find information on the adoption support, child benefit and charities who support family life.
Click here to obtain information about the Adoption support fund.
The adoption support fund (ASF) provides funds to local authorities (LAs) and regional adoption agencies (RAAs) to pay for essential therapeutic services for eligible adoptive and special guardianship order (SGO) families.
Click on the link to find out more on how to apply for child benefit.
You get Child Benefit if you’re responsible for bringing up a child who is:
under 20 if they stay in approved education or training
Only one person can get Child Benefit for a child.
It’s paid every 4 weeks and there’s no limit to how many children you can claim for.