Help with Food and Finance over the Easter Holidays
Food Bank Vouchers
If you need to visit a food bank talk to Liz Chatfield for advice and to get 2 foodbank vouchers to cover the Easter holidays.
Healthy Start Vouchers (For expectant parents & 0-4 years)
National voucher scheme that provides eligible families with weekly vouchers to put towards the cost of milk, fruit & veg, beans & pulses and formula.
Free School Meals
If your child receives free school meals or you meet criteria, you are entitled to 2 x £15 per child per week food voucher to cover the Easter holidays.
There is a help page on downloading and using the vouchers on the wonde website: wonde.com
If you have any problems, you can contact them using their online form: Contact wonde
You can also email the school office if you are still having issues:email@example.com
Community Food Support
Talk to Liz Chatfield to learn more about what community food support there is in your local area.
Together We Can Helpline
If you do not have existing referral routes (E.g. family support worker, health visitor, social worker or lead professional) then you can get support through the Together We Can.
0300 123 7052
Monday – Friday
9am - 5pm
Let's Talk Money
If you are struggling with money this winter call Citizens Advice on their Let's Talk Money helpline. Citizens Advice can help you if you are worried about debts, rent arrears, claiming benefits, or need support to find employment and much more.
The Let's Talk Money team is here to offer free and friendly guidance, Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm. They will not judge you. They are here to understand your individual circumstances and help you to get the right support.
Get support by calling 01202 985104 (Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm)
Help with Utility Bills
If you are struggling to pay for the cost of energy in your home
which could include heating, cooking, lighting, water bills (including sewerage)
then a range of options are available to you.
Find out more here: BCP Council Winter Warmth Support
If you need any help accessing these or other services please contact Liz Chatfield at school on 01202 290497