Your child/children could be entitled to free school meals lunches and sometimes milk at school.

There are a number of reasons which may make you entitles, such as if you receive income support, have an annual income of £16,190 or less, receive income-based jobseekser’s allowance and more.

To find out if you are eligible and to make a claim, head to

Healthy Start

There is also a programme called Healthy Start, administered by the Department of Health. Families may be able to apply for free vitamins and vouchers to buy milks, fresh or frozen fruit and vegetable or infant formula milk.

To check to see if you qualify head to the Healthy Start website.

If you require help using the computer to apply for the above online, why not pop into our weekly digital hubs.


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