This scheme is operated within the Supplementary Welfare Allowance Scheme and gives assistance towards the cost of clothing and footwear for children of school going age. The scheme operates from the start of June to the end of September each year.
You may be eligible to receive assistance in respect of a child between the ages of 2 and 17 or children aged between 18 and 22 who are in full-time education and for whom you are paid a qualified child increase if you are in receipt of a Social Welfare or Health Service Executive payment and your income is below a certain level.
Application forms are available from the Community Welfare Officer at your local office of the Health Service Executive. See information booklet
SW 75 for more details.