Financial support available in Hounslow
Below is a summary of helpful ideas and useful websites that you can access if you need support or advice regarding financial support during this very difficult time.
Free school meals
Check to see if you are entitled to free school meals for your children. Whilst they are not in school we are issuing £15.00 vouchers for Asda per week per child on free school meals, to check if you are eligible please use the link below
School uniform grant
If you have a child in Year 7 & or Year 9, you may be entitled to a school uniform grant. This is £60, if you have any children in a primary school the grant can be applied for any aged child and you can claim £15. To check if you are eligible please use the link below
If your child is doesn’t have access to a device or is sharing a mobile phone please contact the Head of Year
Several of the big internet providers including BT, Tesco mobile, Three, O2, Vodaphone & EE are offering data top ups. If you are struggling to provide enough data allowance for your child to access their lessons please contact their Head of Year who can advise you. Wifi vouchers are also available if you can access BT Openzone
There are two food banks locally to the school
- Hounslow Community FoodBox Referral Voucher.
Food parcels can be collected from Rose Community Centre, Hawthorn Road, Brentford, TW8 8NT.
- S Paul’s Foodbank
St Paul's - Bath Road TW3 3DA is open on Wednesdays from 9.30-11.30.
Church of the Good Shepherd Beavers Lane TW4 6HJ is open on Monday afternoons from 1.00-2.30 Clients can only attend one foodbank in a week
If you need to be referred to either of these please contact Mrs Turner at the school who has the referral forms needed for you to collect food.
Warm home discount scheme
Some energy suppliers are offering this discount scheme, contact your energy supplier and see if they are taking part. Information can be found on Warm Home Discount Scheme: If you’re on a low income - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk) this is allocated to those on a low income.
London borough of Hounslow support
You can visit the Hounslow borough website on the link below to see what individual help Hounslow are able to give you. Support available | London Borough of Hounslow
To check if you are eligible for any benefits that you may not be claiming for you can use the benefit calculator on the government website