Information about grants, loans and financial support available to help parents in education.

Help with childcare costs while you learn

Care to learn can help pay for your childcare costs while you learn, if you are under the age of 20.

Care to learn

Find out what other Help you could get with childcare costs. .

Childcare grant

Full-time higher education students with children can apply for a Childcare grant.

Childcare grant

Discretionary learner support

If you are aged 19 or over and having trouble meeting the costs of participating in further education at your college, Discretionary Learner Support might be one source of help.

Discretionary learner support

Professional and career development loans

A professional and career development loan could help you to pay for learning that enhances your job skills or career prospects.

Professional and career development loans