Financial help with school transport

If your child does not qualify for free school transport and you find yourself in an unexpected situation that prevents your child from getting to school, our Emergency Transport fund can provide crisis payments for up to 1 year to a maximum value of £250.

Emergency Financial Support with Transport to School 

An emergency transport payment may be made to help your child to get to school you if:

  • You are experiencing extreme financial hardship 
  • An unexpected crisis has meant that you are prevented from getting your child to and from school.

Application Form

Completed application form should be submitted to the Education Admin Hub at Militia House, English Street, Dumfries DG1 2HR or

Applications will be considered by a panel and a response will be made within 2 weeks of your application.

Page last updated: 12/12/2023
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