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Support for Families

We understand that it is an especially tough time of year for many families. Back in the spring, the government announced that food vouchers will no longer be made available to eligible families for the school holidays due to changes in the Department for Work and Pensions Household Support Fund Extension grant criteria which mean less …

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Families invited to sign up to Holiday Activities and Food schemes over Christmas 

Children and young people from low-income families in Hampshire can look forward to an exciting programme of fun activities and nutritious meals over Christmas, courtesy of Hampshire County Council’s Holiday and Activities Food (HAF) programme. The programme is funded by the Department for Education so that local authorities can offer healthy food and enriching activities in the …

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Winchester Basics Bank – School Holiday Food Bags

Winchester Basics Bank are now accepting applications for their Winter Holiday Lunch scheme – for families with school aged children to receive extra help with ingredients for hot food for the lunches during the school holiday. Families can apply via https://forms.gle/3xLeAUkPHM4N6Yzd6 by Thur 2 Dec, but if access to the internet is difficult please call …

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