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If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the web links below useful.

Walsall Holiday Activity & Food Programme 2022

 

 

The HAF programme is for children and young people aged 5 to 16 years who are eligible for benefit related free school meals. Children and young people and their families will be able to access free activities during the Easter, Summer and Christmas holidays.

 

The Department for Education's (DFE) Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF) has provided funding for the scheme.

 

For more information visit our website https://go.walsall.gov.uk/children_and_young_people/haf_signup or you can email us at WR4C@walsall.gov.uk

 

When do the Christmas Activities start?

 

The activities will take place 4 days over the Christmas holidays:

 

Monday 19th December - Thursday 22nd December 2022

 

Who is eligible?

 

Children and young people aged 5-16 in receipt of benefit related free school meals

You live in Walsall

 

What will be on offer?

 

You will be able to choose from the following;

 

* A 4 day activity club (A holiday club is for at least 4 hours per day over 4 days a week providing a range of activities throughout each day with a healthy meal included).

 

or

 

* 4 pick and mix sessions to provide them with a choice of activities e.g. dance, music, swimming

 

How do I register?

 

* You should have received a letter with a unique code and information how to register. To register each child you will need their unique code (at the top of the letter). If you haven't had a letter you can email: WR4C@walsall.gov.uk 

 

* To book and register for the programme contact the HAF team on 01922 653889 (Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm) or sign up here https://go.walsall.gov.uk/children_and_young_people/haf_signup

 

Families who have already registered can book onto Christmas activities on Tuesday 1st November 2022.

 

Walsall Council has been working closely with providers to ensure that where possible SEND requirements can be met on activities that are on offer - specific requirements should be discussed with the provider to confirm arrangements. 

 

Supporting Children with the conflict in Ukraine

 

Please find below information leaflet issued by Walsall Council to help you support your child/ren if they are worried about the current conflict in Ukraine.

Place2Be - Parenting Smart

 

Parenting Smart Website click here

 

National School Breakfast Programme

 

The National School Breakfast Programme has launched its breakfast at home area on the Family Action website, where you will find lots of information and advice on providing a low cost, nutritious, daily breakfast at home.

 

E-Safety

Useful Contact Details

 

Walsall MASH (Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub) - 0300 555 2866/01922 658170

Walsall School Nurses - 01922 423349

                                   - (Chat Health Line) 07480635363 (Age 11-19 years)

                                   - Parent Text Line - 07520634909 

Childline - 0800 1111

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000

Samaritans - 116 123

Shout (Crisis Text Line) - Text shout to 85258

Rethink Mental Illness - 0300 500 0927

Mind (for a better mental Health - 0300 123 3393

                                                 - Legal Advice Service 0300 466 6463

Anxiety UK - 0344 775774

VIVUP (Employee Benefit Scheme) - 01252 784540