Could your child be eligible for Free School Meals?
The cost of school meals can really add up, but if you're on a low income your children might be entitled to a Free School Meal
Your children’s school will also get extra money (pupil premium) to help provide more staff time and resources.
Don’t miss out!
You could get:
Vouchers worth up to £8.50 per week to spend on milk, or fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables
Coupons to exchange for free vitamins
It's really easy to apply, just fill out a form and send it off. PLEASE NOTE you don't need your form to be signed by a health professional. Leave this section blank.
Are you pregnant?
Do you have children under 4?
Don't miss out on Healthy Start vouchers and vitamins worth £900 per child!
Around half of vouchers in Shropshire go unclaimed! Take 2 minutes to use the Healthy Start eligibility calculator here.
Help us promote Healthy Start by sharing our poster
Download the Healthy Start toolkit here
More resources to help you promote healthy start can be found here
Support for young people and there families struggling with issues relating to drug and alcohol abuse
An emotional health & wellbeing service for under 25's and their carers
Usually run drop ins but currently closed due to Covid.
Visit their website for resources for young people and parents and carers.
This year, with funding from the Department for Education, Shropshire Council are coordinating holiday activities across the county which provide a healthy meal.
If your child is eligible for free school meals they may be entitled to a free place at an activity near you.
The full list of activities will be published here.