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Help during the school holidays

Help for families who get free school meals during school holidays

If you get free school meals you might also be able to get help during the school holidays.

To qualify you need to get:

You can also get help during the school holidays if you get:

You can apply as soon as you start to get one of these benefits. Even if this happens during school holidays. You do not need to wait until the school terms starts again to apply.

This applies to these school holidays:

  • Easter 2024
  • Summer 2024
  • October mid-term 2024
  • Christmas 2024
  • February mid-term 2025
  • Easter 2025

Contact your local council to apply

You need to contact your local council to find out how to apply.

Aberdeen City CouncilAberdeenshire CouncilAngus CouncilArgyll and Bute CouncilClackmannanshire CouncilComhairle nan Eilean Siar (Western Isles Council)Dumfries and Galloway CouncilDundee City CouncilEast Ayrshire CouncilEast Dunbartonshire CouncilEast Lothian CouncilEast Renfrewshire CouncilEdinburgh CouncilFalkirk CouncilFife CouncilGlasgow City CouncilHighland CouncilInverclyde CouncilMidlothian CouncilMoray CouncilNorth Ayrshire CouncilNorth Lanarkshire CouncilOrkney Islands CouncilPerth & Kinross CouncilRenfrewshire CouncilScottish Borders CouncilShetland CouncilSouth Ayrshire CouncilSouth Lanarkshire CouncilStirling CouncilWest Dunbartonshire CouncilWest Lothian Council
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