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Households in Stoke-on-Trent can apply for support from the Household Support Fund

Published: Wednesday, 5th June 2024

Struggling households in Stoke-on-Trent can get vouchers to buy food and pay for energy bills and other essential items.

The fund will also make sure the parents of children who receive free school meals can get a £70 voucher to help with extra costs over the summer holidays covering the period to 3 September 2024.

Applications will be managed by the council and partner organisations across the city. 

Visit to see what support is available, who is eligible to apply, and more information on the fund.


Free school meals vouchers

If your child gets free school meals from a school or nursery in Stoke-on-Trent you’ll automatically get a £70 voucher.

Food vouchers are also available for: 

·        children with an Education and Health Care Plan  

·        pre-school children 

If you and your family live in Stoke-on-Trent, your child has an Education and Health Care Plan and is educated at home or in a school outside of the city; or if your child attends a funded two-year-old place, is eligible to attend a funder two year place or are eligible for the Early Years Pupil Premium you may be entitled to a voucher. 

Visit to complete an application form.

A spokesperson for Stoke-on-Trent City Council, said: “The school holidays can be expensive so we’d encourage anyone who needs a helping hand to get in touch and see what support is available.”

For more information on the range of advice and help available, go to