All you have to do is phone 0345 678 9000 or 01743 254519 and we will let you know if the child(ren) in your care is/are entitled to free school meals.
- Alternatively, you can complete the Free School Meals enquiry form online, via the link on this page.
- You can obtain a free school meals application form from your child(ren)'s school.
If you need help filling in your free school meals application form, our Customer Service Centre will gladly complete the form on your behalf over the phone. Their contact details are 0345 678 9000.
What happens next?
- When we receive your free school meals application form your free school meal eligibility will be checked online
- Once your free school meals are confirmed your application will be authorised
- A letter will be sent to you confirming your free school meals award
- Your child(ren's) school will also be informed
Data protection statement
The information you give to us on a free school meals application form will be placed on a computer and used for the purpose of ascertaining your child(ren)'s eligibility for free school meals. If you submit an application you will be giving your consent to the transfer of your information to other government agencies and schools.
Warning: the giving of false information may lead to legal proceedings.