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If your child receives free school meals, they are provided with a free meal each school day worth a value of £2.65.

Is your child eligible for free school meals?

The answer is ‘YES’ if ONE of the following applies to you:

  • Income Support
  • Income based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income Related Employment & Support Allowance
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (with an income less than £16,190

We can also provide copies of the FSM form ( this is also on the bottom of this page for you to download) and provide help in completing the forms

The provision of free school meals is confined to families in receipt of Income Support, Income Related Employment Support Allowance, Income Based Job Seekers Allowance, Guarantee Element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit with an income less than £16,190 (Any Families in receipt of Working Tax Credit do not qualify).

If you think that your child or children might qualify for free school meals, you must apply. Even if your child does not want to claim the free meals it is beneficial to be on the list.

Please see contact details below or make a request online for an application form alternatively you can download a copy below.

For further information, please complete on-line application request form or contact:

Benefits Section
FREEPOST CF429
PO Box 6000
Cardiff, CF11 0WZ

Tel: 029 20872873
Email: Freeschoolmeals@cardiff.gov.uk