Free school meals

Your child, or children, may qualify for Free School Meals if you meet the following criteria:

  • you or your partner have a child for whom you receive Child Benefit and who is attending a school or college in Telford and Wrekin

and you get any of the following:

  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
  • Pension Credit (guaranteed credit)
  • Universal Credit and your household income is less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get).

How to apply

View information about how you can apply online for free school meals or speak to the Free School Meals team by calling 01952 383983.


Free breakfast provision

Breakfasts are available to children across the borough whose families may be struggling financially and are eligible for free school meals. Families can collect their breakfasts from partner organisations weekly.

View information about how you can apply for free breakfast provision, for further information on how to access this scheme, please call 01952 382030.

Last updated: 04/11/2020 17:15