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Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch gives children living in Islington, the chance to enjoy free fun activities alongside a free, healthy and nutritious lunch during the school holidays.

Lunch Bunch will be running during the 2021 Easter school holidays and will be offered to a variety of activities that may be running across the borough. All activities will be supervised by caring adults in a supportive and safe environment.

The Lunch Bunch website will provide further details about dates, times, venues and their lunch offers as we get closer to Easter.  Please contact them: lunch.bunch@islington.gov.uk

Other food support

The number of Lunch Bunch spaces available at all activities are limited in line with safety requirements.

If you need help with getting food or need family support, there are a range of services to help you:

We are Islington – 020 7527 8222 or minicom on 020 7527 1900. Lines are open every day from 9am to 5pm. Islington Council, voluntary sector and mutual aid groups are working together to provide support.

Food Parcels for vulnerable families – contact Bright Start family support surgeries.

Healthy Start Vouchers – families with children under 5 on certain benefits can apply for Healthy Start Vouchers to spend on milk, fruit and veg, and infant formula.

Islington Coronavirus Support Directory – Families can find services on the Coronavirus directory for support for information on food shopping groups, free groceries and groceries with free delivery local to them as well as counselling, legal advice and lots more Coronavirus Support Directory

British Red Cross Hardship fund – provides up to £1,080 over three months for families with children or other dependents who are not in employment or receiving other financial assistance from statutory or voluntary services due to having no recourse to public funds (NRPF) or delays in receiving benefits. Find more about the fund.

Further Contact Information:

Lunch Bunch team – email lunch.bunch@islington.gov.uk or call the Family Information Service on 020 7527 5959.