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How to apply?

How to apply?

Step 1: Complete an Application form

Free School Meals/School Uniform/Physical Education Clothing application forms are available from:-    

  • your child’s school or college;
  • your local Education Authority Office;
  • your local Jobs and Benefits Office;
  • your local Citizen’s Advice Bureau
  • by clicking the download link below:

Step 2: Read the notes provided with the application form

The notes provide useful information including the responsibility of a claimant when making a claim and the current clothing allowance rates.

Step 3: Complete the application form and return

  • Complete the application form and provide verification of the benefit, Tax Credits or Universal Credits which you receive.
  • Return the application form to your local Education Authority Office.                       
EA Belfast Office 40 Academy Street, Belfast, BT1 2NQ  
Telephone: 028 9056 4000
EA Ballymena Office Ballee Centre, Ballee Road West, Ballymena. BT42 2HS 
Telephone: 028 2566 1355
EA Dundonald Office Grahamsbridge Road, Dundonald, BT16  2HS  
Telephone: 028 9056 6200
EA Armagh Office 3 Charlemont Place, The Mall, Armagh. BT61 9AX  
Telephone: 028 3751 2523
EA Omagh Office 1 Hospital Road, Omagh, BT79 0AW  
Telephone 028 8241 1496

 

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The Education and Library Boards (ELBs) were dissolved on 31 March 2015. The Education Authority was established on 01 April 2015 and is now responsible for all of the operational functions previously carried out by the five ELBs in accordance with the Education Orders.

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Email: info@eani.org.uk