For Families and Carers : Other Benefits

We’ve also grouped benefits into sections, which you may find useful:

Health-related benefits

Healthy start

Healthy start provides vouchers for fresh milk, infant milk and also plain fresh or frozen fruit and veg.

You can also receive coupons for claiming free vitamin supplements. Go to for more information.


If your child is still in nappies after the age of 3, you may be able to get free nappies or incontinence pads for them. In some areas, you may not be able to get them until your child is older than 3. You may not be able to get as many as you need.

Ask your GP, health visitor or your local continence service.

Other benefits if you get Employment and Support Allowance

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