School Supplies Grant

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The School Textbooks Grant assists with the replacement of children's textbooks, stationary and school uniforms, solely in the event of a natural disaster (fire, floods and hurricanes) where the books and school supplies are destroyed during the school year.  The maximum amount disbursed is TT$1000.00 per secondary child and TT$700.00 per primary school child.

Am I eligible?

You must be a needy person who has lost school materials as the result of a natural disaster.

How do I apply?

You must visit the Social Welfare Division office in your district and speak to an officer.  Follow the link below for a list of office locations.  The officer will fill out an application form and your application will be reviewed.

Social Welfare Division Offices

What documents do I need?

  • An estimate from the book supplier.
  • A letter from the Fire Services Division for victims of fire.

Where can I find more information?

For more information on how to apply for this grant and the eligibility criteria, please contact the Social Welfare Division office in your district.

Social Welfare Division Offices

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