Feeding your family

Food banks

If you’re struggling with not having enough money to buy food, you may be able to get support from a food bank.

Healthy Start Scheme - get help to buy food, milk, and formula milk

If you are pregnant or have children under four years old, and you meet the income criteria, you can apply for a pre-loaded chip and pin card to use in food shops.

Holiday, Activities and Food programme (HAF)

If your child or young person receives benefits-related free school meals and attends a North Somerset school, they may be eligible to attend local holiday activities.

HAF provide healthy food and enriching activities during the school holidays to children who are aged 5 to 16 years old and receive benefits-related free school meals.

You can see below details of previous activities offered over the winter 2022 around North Somerset. Details will be added of future Holiday Activity Fund activities in due course.