CIS is urging parents to submit Back to School Allowance applications as soon as possible

The Back to School Allowance is open to applications now.

The process opened yesterday, the 16th of June and is available from the welfare website or your local Citizens Information Service.

The allowance is paid for each eligible child for footware and clothing.

Orla Barry of the Citizen’s Information Service in Sligo is urging parents to consider getting their applications in sooner rather than later: