You could qualify for the vouchers if:
A) You’re on benefits and are at least 10 weeks pregnant.
B) You’re on benefits and have a child under 4 years old.
C) You are not on benefits but you’re under 18 and pregnant.
If you are pregnant or have a child under four years old you could get Healthy Start vouchers to help buy some basic foods. This important means-tested scheme provides vouchers to spend with local retailers. Pregnant women and children over one and under four years old can get one £3.10 voucher per week. Children under one year old can get two £3.10 vouchers (£6.20) per week
The vouchers can be spent on:
Claim your free fruit, vegetables and milk at these retailers and many more in Luton.
Further information can be found here: www.healthystart.nhs.uk
Over £100,000 worth of vouchers are not claimed in Luton each year.
Did you know?
How to apply?
Applying for Healthy Start is easy. If you already have an application leaflet just fill out the form inside, ask your midwife or health visitor to sign it and send it to us using the freepost envelope attached. If you don’t have an application form you can find one on the Healthy Start website. We use information from your tax credits and benefits claims to check you qualify so make sure all your details (including your address) are up to date with Tax Credits and JobCentre Plus as this will help us process your application quickly.
Healthy Start helpline on: 0345 607 6823
Shops that exchange Healthy Start vouchers
for milk, fruit and vegetables
(information correct as of 1 November 2019)
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