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6,104 Children In Wicklow To Benefit From Back To School Clothing & Footwear Allowance.

Overall, payments totalling over €47.5 million will be made this week to over 126,000 families nationwide

3,578 families in Wicklow are set to benefit from the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance this week

The payment from the Department of Social Protection is designed to support eligible families with the cost of uniforms and footwear ahead of the next school term.

€160 will be paid in respect of children aged 4 to 11, and €285 will be paid in respect of children aged 12 and over in second level education.

Overall, payments totalling over €47.5 million will be made this week to over 126,000 families nationwide.

The Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance remains open for applications until September 30th.

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