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Surrey County Council to continue providing vulnerable families with supermarket food vouchers over October half term

Surrey County Council has today announced it will fund one £15 food voucher per eligible child or young person, which can be used in supermarkets and some local shops over the October half-term period. These vouchers will be provided to families whose children are entitled to benefits-related Free School Meals via email or text and … Continue reading

Surrey granted further funding from Local Covid Support Grant

Surrey County Council has been granted further funding from the Government’s Local Covid Support Grant. With many families struggling financially as they come out of lockdown, the Government’s Local Covid Support Grant is there to provide financial support to those most in need. Surrey County Council has received £0.5m from the grant, in recognition of … Continue reading

Surrey County Council to continue providing Free School Meals over half term

This half term, Surrey County Council is continuing to ensure all 18,000 children in the county eligible for Free School Meals are supported. This is using money provided by the government as part of £170m COVID Winter Support Grant announced in November 2020. The Winter Support Grant has so far supported 26,661 households in Surrey … Continue reading

Surrey parents struggling to provide family meals urged to seek support – food is available

Surrey parents struggling to provide meals for their children during the coronavirus pandemic are being urged to seek help to access the food that they need. Easter and the school holidays, alongside the ongoing challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, are likely to bring added pressure for many families. Those finding it hard to put food … Continue reading

College students to get free meals

Knowledge hungry students will no longer miss out on free meals because they attend college rather than school thanks to a ground-breaking Surrey County Council scheme. The authority is guaranteeing that all teenagers from a disadvantaged background* who switch to college courses and training centres do not learn on an empty stomach. Under Surrey’s scheme … Continue reading

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