Kent County Council are issuing your school with supermarket vouchers for families eligible for free school meals for the December holiday. Funding has been set at £10 a week per eligible child for a 2-week holiday i.e. 1 x £20 voucher. This applies regardless of your school’s individual holiday arrangements.
Please click here to find out how to apply.
With the cost of living increasing many families across the county need as much support as they can. Please see below for guidance and some helpful website links to support you further.
If you would like to speak to us about support please fill in this form and you will be contacted Parental Support
Please see details of the list of websites where you can gain advice and information on support available in your local area:
Citizens advice Gravesend:
You can access advice in the following ways:
Call for free on the advice line on 0808 278 7810 for assistance, available Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm.
Email on firstname.lastname@example.org. Emails will be triaged in times of heavy demand.
For self-help advice, visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk at any time.
If you’re looking for help to apply for Universal Credit:
Call for free on 0800 144 8 444 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm)
Get support online at www.citizensadvice.org.uk/helptoclaim
Kent Support and advice service:
The Kent Support and Assistance Service (KSAS) may be able to help you if you have experienced an unforeseen, short-term crisis or if you are facing exceptional pressures because of an emergency.
They offer our help for a short time only if you have no other means of support, and if all other avenues of support have been exhausted.
Advice and support for families with a child under five years old.
Phone : 01322 225100 homestartnwkent.org.uk
For advice and support with the daily cost of living
Helpline: 0800 567 7699