Babies and young children
Find out what support is available to help with the costs of having a young family, including childcare schemes.
You could get a one-off payment of £500 to help towards the costs of having a child. Check if you are eligible for the Sure Start Maternity Grant.
If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk. Find out more about the NHS Healthy Start scheme.
If you are a new parent and experiencing hardship, Pembrokeshire Baby Bank may be able to help. They can provide all baby-related necessities free of charge, including packs for newborns, essential supplies and clothing bundles.
Real nappies are easy to use, can save money and help the environment. You can claim £30 - £60 cashback when you buy real nappies..
Paid every 4 weeks at a rate of £24 per week for the eldest or only child and £15.90 for every additional child. You can claim Child Benefit if you are responsible for bringing up a child who is under 16 (or under 20 and in approved education or training.
Find out about support available from our Children with Disabilities Team.
Funded part-time childcare for children 2-3 years living in eligible areas of Pembrokeshire.
Information on tax-free childcare and tax credits for childcare.
30 hours of funded childcare and early education for working parents of 3 to 4-year-olds and parents in eligible education and training courses.
You may be able to claim back up to 85% of your childcare costs if you’re eligible for Universal Credit.
You could get support for childcare whilst training and gaining skills to get a job.