School: what is the back-to-school allowance used for and who can benefit from it?

School: what is the back-to-school allowance used for and who can benefit from it?

This is a help that many families are impatiently awaiting: the back-to-school allowance will be paid on August 18. In 2020, however, this aid was increased. Details on set by Pauline Forgue.

School: what is the back-to-school allowance used for and who can benefit from it?

This is an exceptional revaluation. The back-to-school allowance, paid on August 18, to families who can benefit from it, will be increased by 100 euros this year. Why ? “Due to the health crisis“, Explains Pauline Forgue on the plateau. This help “should allow the most modest families to buy clothes and school supplies for the start of the school year“, Continues the journalist.

An amount of resources not to be exceeded

It also specifies that the amount of this allowance is established according to the age of the child. From six to ten years, this assistance is 469 euros, from 11 to 14 years, it is 490 euros, and finally from 15 to 18 years, the allowance reaches 503 euros. “A condition to be able to benefit from it: not to exceed a certain amount of resources“, Explains Pauline Forgue. This cannot exceed 25,093 euros for a family with one child, 30,884 for a household with two children, and 36,675 euros for a family of three children.