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Cost of living help - school costs

Help is available for everything your child needs for school.

School uniform and equipment

A grant is available to help with the cost of school uniform and other essential equipment. You can also buy as-new uniforms at a fraction of the price.

Free school meals

If you are claiming certain benefits you could save money by claiming free school meals for your child.

School breakfast clubs

The majority of primary schools in Swansea have FREE breakfast clubs that usually run for around half an hour prior to the start of the school day.

Free period products

Free period products are available at a number of locations around Swansea.


Our libraries offer a range of services, including access to hundreds of council services online.

Wifi, computers and printing

All of our libraries offer access to wifi, computers and printing services for library members.

Homework clubs

Our libraries offer homework clubs for children and young people to study in a safe, quiet space. Library assistants will also be around to help.

eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines + eNewspapers

Library members can download eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eNewspapers for free.

Family Learning and Essential Skills

Improve your maths, English, IT skills and work prospects, or help your children with their learning.