Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme
A group of payments for parents and carers of children who can't go to a local state school. This could be because of geographical isolation, disability or special needs.
To get this, your child must meet living, age and study requirements. And meet 1 of the following:
- is geographically isolated
- has a disability or special education need
- has no reasonable access to a government school.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
You may be eligible if your child meets the living, study and age requirements and one of the isolation conditions.
The amount of Assistance for Isolated Children you get depends on your child's living arrangements.
Complete the following steps to claim Assistance for Isolated Children. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 16 November 2020
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