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customer.service@shropshire.gov.uk

Telephone

0345 678 9000

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Shropshire Council
Shirehall
Abbey Foregate
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6ND

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In accordance with the latest government announcement regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should be aware of the instruction to stay at home, and to only leave the house for food, health reasons or essential work. You should also stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people.

In light of this, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory will be unable to meet until further notice, and there may be a reduced service for other local and national organisations.

For further information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed.

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Healthy Start

Description:

If you are pregnant or have a child under four years old you could qualify to get Healthy Start vouchers to help buy some basic foods, if you're on benefits, have a low-income or if you're under 18 and pregnant.

With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, cow’s milk and infant formula milk.  You can also get free vitamin vouchers which can now be exchanged at community pharmacies and other locations across Shropshire and Telford.  You can check which locations provide Healthy Start vitamins by following the related link to the NHS Choices website.

To check if you qualify or to find out where you can exchange Healthy Start vouchers, please follow the link to their the website or call the Helpline.  If you already receive Healthy Start vouchers don't forget to exchange these at participating retailers or pharmacies.

For more information, you may also contact your health visitor, midwife, practice nurse or local Children's Centre.

Contact Details

Telephone:
Helpline: 0345 607 6823
Website
www.healthystart.nhs.uk

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Page last reviewed:
25/03/2020
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