Winter funding - free school meals

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We are here to help you as much as we can particularly in these challenging times

With the Christmas school holiday about to start, we know this is an expensive time of the year.

We are delighted to let you know that, as a recipient of free school meal benefits for the child you care for, you are now entitled to a voucher.

The total value of this voucher is £30 (this represents £15 per week, for the two weeks school holiday).

Once you have redeemed the voucher, (this must be done at least 24 hours before you want to shop) you can use it to buy food products at six different supermarkets and for online shopping at four of these, including ASDA and Sainsbury’s.

View the frequently asked questions

The voucher is valid for 12 months.

If you have any issues claiming or using the voucher, please use the details below:

Telephone: 0344 693 9901
Website: visit the Select Your Reward website to complete the online form.

We hope the voucher and information provided will help you to enjoy a wonderful festive season.

Merry Christmas from everyone at Telford & Wrekin Council and best wishes to you and your family for a happy and healthy 2021.

Did you know?

You can also register for regular free breakfast boxes, available during term time and school holidays until Easter 2021.

View information about breakfast boxes


Did you know?

You could also register for the Healthy Start Scheme - to get free vouchers every week to buy basic foods like milk or fruit, if you are more than 10 weeks pregnant or have children under 4 years old.

Visit GOV.UK for information about the Healthy Start Scheme


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Cllr Shaun Davies
Leader, Telford & Wrekin Council

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Cllr Paul Watling
Co-Operative Communities, Engagement and Partnerships, Telford & Wrekin Council

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Cllr Shirley Reynolds
Cabinet Member for Children, Young People, Education and Lifelong Learning, Telford & Wrekin Council