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Healthy Start

You may be eligible to receive free milk, fruit and veg with Healthy Start vouchers if you are pregnant or have children under the age of 4 yrs old and in receipt of one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (but not working Tax Credit unless your family is receiving working tax credit as a 4 week run on payment) and has an annual family income of £16,190 or less (2013/14)
  • Universal Credit (but only if your family earns £408 or less from employment)
  • Income related Employment & Support allowance

If you are under 18yrs and pregnant, then you automatically qualify regardless of whether or not you receive benefits.

Vouchers can be spent on:

  • Plain cows milk
  • Plain fresh or frozen fruit and veg (fruit and veg with no added ingredients), whole or chopped, packaged or loose
  • Infant formula milk that says it can be used from birth and is based on cows milk

An application form is available here: Healthy Start application form or alternatively we have forms available at the Children's Centre.

For more information, please call us on 01483 727900.

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Healthy Start