starred * questions are mandatory

Application for free school meals

  • You do not have to provide evidence of your benefits.
  • We use a secure Government website, which links to your benefit provider to check entitlement to Free School Meals.
  • However, if we are unable to verify your entitlement we may need to contact you to ask for evidence to show you are in receipt of one of the benefits below.
  • We do not process claims for High Arcal or Bromley Pensnett - please contact these schools directly. 
 
I agree you may check my entitlement to Free School Meals *
I agree you may check my entitlement to Free School Meals


If No, please continue with your application. However, you will need to provide paper copies of your income details.

Post them to:

Benefits Service Division
Council House
Priory Road
Dudley
DY1 1HF

Alternatively, take them into the Benefits Services Enquiry Counter at Dudley Council Plus in Castle Street, Dudley.

 


I am applying with my partner *
I am applying with my partner

Income you or your partner receive

Income Support *
Income Support
 
Jobseekers Allowance (income based) *
Jobseekers Allowance (income based)
 
Employment and Support Allowance (income related) *
Employment and Support Allowance (income related)
 
State pension Credit (guaranteed element) *
State pension Credit (guaranteed element)
 
Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit & have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190) *
Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit & have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
 
Working Tax Credit Run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit) *
Working Tax Credit Run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
 
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 *
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
 
Universal Credit *
Universal Credit
 

Data Protection Statement

The information you provide on this form is subject to the provision of the Data Protection Act 1998. The information will be held confidentially and will be retained for the purposes of processing your application and meeting our statutory obligations.

It may also be shared with other Council Services and partner organisations to prevent and detect fraud, ensure that our records are accurate and to help us to identify services you may be entitled to or be interested in. Please refer to our Privacy & Disclaimer Statement (below) for our Information Charter and general information on our approach to security, confidentiality, data collection, etc.

Further data protection information can be obtained from the Information Commissioner's website at www.ico.gov.uk.

Please note that communications with the Local Authority (including online transactions) may be subject to monitoring and recording for the purposes permitted by the Telecommunications (Lawful Business Practice) (Interception of Communications) Regulations 2000 in order to prevent or detect a crime, or investigate or detect the unauthorised use of the service.

 
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