Children & Families

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

You could get: 


  • Vouchers worth up to £6.20 per week to spend on milk, or fresh and frozen fruit and veg 

  • Coupons to exchange for free vitamins 

It's really easy to apply, just fill out a form and send it off!

You can now also get a FREE £1 bag of frozen vegetables from Iceland when you use Healthy Start vouchers in store!


To see if you are eligible and find out more check out our blog or visit the Healthy Start website

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

The application process is easy, just check here to see if you are eligible and go to Shropshire Council to apply. 

Your children’s school will also get extra money (pupil premium) to help provide more staff time and resources.  

Don’t miss out!  

Shropshire Council run various programmes supporting low income families, children and young people's wellbeing and SEND children. 
Visit their website for more info

Breakfast Clubs

There are breakfast parcels available for those eligible for free school meals in Arleston; College; Haygate; Shawbirch; Dothill; Park; Admaston & Bratton; Wrockwardine; Ercall; and Apley Castle.
You can register here or find out more on the Telford and Wrekin Interfaith Council Twitter

If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic abuse, call one of these numbers for expert, confidential support. 

Click here for more information
In an emergency always call 999

We Are With You supports young people and there families struggling with issues relating to drug and alcohol abuse

Visit their website / Facebook / Twitter or call on 01743 294700

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.

Supporting children who have recently lost a loved one

Visit their website or call 01743 364101 or e-mail
for more information.
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