Free school meals, milk and school clothing grants

Other support

The Edinburgh Police Fund for Children helps families buy school footwear and jackets. Grants are normally up to £50 per child.

Edinburgh School Uniform Bank provides new school uniforms for children in families in financial hardship. To get a referral for this contact your

  • teacher
  • support worker at school
  • health visitor
  • family support worker
  • social worker
  • youth worker
  • maximise worker.

The Edinburgh School Uniform Bank also provides batches of excellent quality nearly-new school uniform to schools and community groups for them to pass on to local families. Ask your school, youth club or community group about this.

Find details of other support on the support for families guidance.