You get Statutory Adoption Pay for up to 39 weeks of your Statutory Adoption Leave.
Sonja, Manchester "One thing I like about My Mothercare is fun gifts for 6 year olds the weekly reminder emails of how close we are getting to having the baby".Only one person in a couple can take adoption leave and pay.Theres lots of benefits and entitlements available when youre pregnant or have a baby, including maternity benefits, the Sure Start Maternity Grant, as well as benefits you can claim if youre pregnant and unemployed or on a low income.The other person could be eligible for paternity leave and pay.How to claim Call the Tax credit helpline ( ) for a claim form.The amount of Income Support youll get depends on your circumstances but youll get at least.90 a week.
In Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, youre entitled to free prescriptions at all times.
Matt, Manchester "All the information I received from My Mothercare throughout my pregnancy was really helpful, every tip helps along the way".If you dont qualify for Maternity Allowance or Statutory Maternity pay and are unemployed or on a low income, you might be able to claim Income Support while youre pregnant.You can get Statutory Shared Parental Pay if youre employed and youre eligible for either: Statutory Maternity Pay or Statutory Adoption Pay Statutory Paternity Pay and your partner is eligible for Statutory Maternity Pay, Maternity Allowance or Statutory Adoption Pay.Youll get the grant if your new baby is the only child under 16 in your family and you or your partner get one of the following benefits: Pension Credit Income Support Universal Credit Income-based Jobseekers Allowance Income-related Employment and Support Allowance Child Tax Credit.To have a my John Lewis membership card, you need to supply us with your email and home addresses. .How much is Income Support?To get Income Support you must: be aged 16 or over work less than 16 hours a week have less than 16,000 in savings have no income or be on a low income.Volunteer run - Government sponsored - Charity funded.If youre at school, college or university and have a child, you could qualify for financial help to cover everything from living expenses and learning costs, to travel and childcare.