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If you have immediate concerns about the safety of a child you should get in contact straight away, using the numbers below:
020 7641 4000 (9am to 5pm weekdays) Access to Children's Services Team
020 7641 2388 (outside of these times) - Emergency Duty Team
Maternity Allowance is usually paid to you if you don’t qualify for Statutory Maternity Pay.
The amount you can get depends on your eligibility.
You can claim Maternity Allowance as soon as you’ve been pregnant for 26 weeks. Payments can start 11 weeks before your baby is due.
Last Updated 19/04/2021