New Free School Meal Applications

If there has been a change in your personal circumstances recently and you now believe that you are entitled to receive free school meals, an application can be made by visiting:

Children are entitled to receive free school meals if they or their parent/carer receives any of the following benefits:

  • Universal Credit, provided they have an annual net earned income not exceeding £7,400(£616.67 per month)
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit, provided they are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190, as assessed by HMRC
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit


Tameside and Longdendale Foodbank

If you find that you are still struggling to provide food food for your family, support is available through the Tameside and Longdendale Foodbank

Tameside and Longdendale Foodbank


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