Support for a child who is informally living with you
Form to claim extra benefit or tax credits for a third or subsequent child who would otherwise likely be looked after by a local authority.
Ref: IC1 PDF, 375KB, 6 pages
Guidance for registered social workers: Support for a child who is informally living with you (England, Scotland and Wales)
Ref: IC1 Guidance PDF, 300KB, 2 pages
Ref: IC1W PDF, 188KB, 6 pages
Welsh: Credyd Treth Plant, Credyd Cynhwysol a Chymhorthdal Incwm – Canllaw ar gyfer gweithwyr cymdeithasol
Ref: IC1W Canllaw PDF, 149KB, 2 pages
Ref: IC1NI PDF, 156KB, 6 pages
Guidance for registered social workers: Support for a child who is informally living with you (Northern Ireland)
Ref: IC1NI Guidance PDF, 109KB, 2 pages
You will not be paid an additional amount of Child Tax Credit, Income Support or Universal Credit for more than 2 children, unless the children were born before 6 April 2017 or exceptions apply.
One of those exceptions applies if a child comes to live with you informally because it is likely they would otherwise be looked after by the local authority.
To apply for an extra amount for that child, fill in part 1 of this form and ask a registered social worker to fill in parts 2 and 3.
Use the separate form for Northern Ireland if you live there.