Free fruit and veg for families

If you’re pregnant or have a child under four and claim government support, did you know you could be missing out on vouchers for fresh fruit and veg?

Only half of the people who could claim for the Healthy Start scheme currently use it.  

If you qualify, you can get vouchers worth £4.25 each week per child aged under four (or £8.50 a week if they’re under one), to spend on cow’s milk, fresh, frozen or tinned fruit, vegetables and pulses, or infant formula milk.

That adds up to £220 a year to spend on food you’re probably already paying for.

As well as food, you can also get coupons to swap for pregnancy vitamins, breastfeeding vitamins and vitamins for children aged six months to five years old.

Find out more here.

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