Financial Help

During the current Covid Pandemic many families through no fault of their own are struggling financially.

Here is a list of organisations that can help in this time of need:

Universal Credit application:
https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit

BCP ‘Together we can’ 0300 123 7052
https://www.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/News/News-Features/COVID-19/Help-advice-and-support/Help-advice-and-support.aspx

Family Information services:
familyinformation@bcpcouncil.gov.uk
If your family needs further help accessing food, contact our Family Information Service on 01202 26197

Apply for free school meals:
https://online.bcpcouncil.gov.uk/services/freeschoolmeals/

Food banks:
How to get help can be found here
https://bournemouth.foodbank.org.uk/get-help/

Hope for food: 
A charity supporting families with Christmas bundles and the homeless Tel:01202 570804

Winter Warmth support: Apply through Citizens Advice 
If you are struggling to pay for the cost of energy in your home (heating, cooking, lighting) or water bills (including sewerage), a range of support is available. For help and advice with this, contact Citizens Advice on 01202 081732 or email them at wintersupport@citizensadvicebcp.org.uk

.Gov Green Home Grant:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-the-green-homes-grant-scheme

Test and trace support payment:
£500 payment grant for those on benefits told to isolate:
Claim financial support under the Test and Trace support Scheme

Music tuition:
https://soundstorm-music.org.uk/grants/access-fund/

Are you aware of any more support available for struggling families that is not mentioned here? If so please let the school office know so that we can provide the best up to date information that we can.