Children and young people
Child benefit is a benefit paid to most people with children. You may also be able to claim child tax credit if you are on a low income.
Other benefits can help with the cost of a new baby, childcare or if a child is disabled.
Some of the rules about benefits depend on your age. If you are a young person aged 14 - 17, find out the age restrictions on benefits.
Benefits for pregnant women and parents, including maternity allowance, maternity grants, child benefit and child trust fund.
Paying tax on child benefit if you earn over £50,000 a year - and when you can avoid paying it.
Information on young people's eligibility for a selection of different benefits and how to claim these.