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Healthy Start Voucher

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Free vouchers and vitamins for healthy food for children under the age of four and pregnant or breastfeeding women in Tower Hamlets. 

With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers to spend on essential food if you are on certain benefits. You can use the vouchers to buy fresh or frozen fruit, vegetables and pulses such as lentils and beans, cow’s milk, and infant formula.

  • £8.50 per week for each baby under the age of 1
  • £4.25 per week for each child aged between 1 and 3
  • Plus £4.25 per week if you are pregnant (from week 10)

You could be entitled to several vouchers, depending on your family size. You could gain £17 *per week, if you are on benefits, pregnant and have a child under 1 and another child under 4, that’s £900 a year!

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