Welfare support for families with children

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Surrey Family Information Support

If you're responsible for a child, there is a range of financial assistance available depending on your family's circumstance. Some of the options are listed below and also visit Family finance where a whole range of support can be found.

Club4 holiday activity and food camps

Club4 is for children of school age who receive benefit-related free school meals. Part of the Marcus Rashford inspired Holiday Activity and Food programme to keep children busy over the school holidays. The scheme offers parents a helping hand by giving children the chance to stay active and engaged alongside others of the same age. They also receive a healthy meal each day - and it's all completely free.

These camps are run by trained local providers all over the county, but places are limited however there are online activities to keep children entertained at home. To book a place at the next series of camps - or to look at what's available online visit Club4 holiday activities in Surrey.

Tax-free childcare

The Government offer up to £2,000 a year of tax-free childcare to help lower costs. Visit Get tax-free childcare (GOV.UK) to see if you are eligible.

School Uniforms

We have a list of local services that can help with school uniform costs. The Family Information Service has a list of suggestions and services that can support in purchasing school uniforms. Visit the Paying for school uniforms web pages.

Funded Early Education

Funded Early Education for two-year-olds (FEET) offers eligible families up to 15 hours of funded early education and childcare a week for 38 weeks a year. You can find out if your child can access two-year-old funding by checking the eligibility using our Funded early education for two-year-olds (FEET) web page.

Funded Early Education for three and four-year-olds offers families up to 15 hours of funded early education and childcare for up to 38 weeks a year. This is a universal offer and is available to all children visit Funded childcare age 3 to 4 web pages for more information.

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