Further Support and Information for Parents, Carers and Guardians

As always, if you require any further support, please do not hesitate to contact the school.

Free School Meal Entitlement

Please see information below from Maureen McKenna regarding payments for Free School Meal Entitlement in January 2021. 

MMcK - parent-FME payment

Housing Associations

Housing Officers or Housing Associations are good sources of support. Most housing associations can provide welfare support, support with rent arrears and food vouchers for those in need.

Housing Association Contact Numbers:


For GHA Customers - 0800 479 7979

For NG Homes Customers – 0141 560 6000

Financial and Welfare issues - Contact GMAP on 0141 773 5850(http://www.gemapscotland.co.uk/)

Cube Housing Association - 0800 027 3456

Cadder Housing Association - 0141 945 3282

Maryhill Housing Customers - 0141 946 2466

All housing association customers can also call into their office for a referral to the local food bank if they feel that is appropriate.


For those not attached to a housing association, you can contact a local food bank, see maps below for details.



Springburn Parish Church Food Bank - 0141 557 2345

Colston Parish Church - 07425134131

Citizen’s Advice

Support from Citizens Advice, can be sought by anyone - 0141 948 0204 or check website http://www.gnwcab.org.uk/

Advice for those shielding

If you have received a letter to say you are on the Government’s shielding list, or are over 70 and in need of support with food, you can get assistance by calling the Scottish Government’s Coronavirus Helpline 0800 111 4000.

Financial Support

If you are in financial crisis you can call the Scottish Welfare Fund on 0141 276 1177 and apply for a Crisis Grant for living expenses.

If required, the school has form from NU Communities to apply for food vouchers. Please email: Headteacher@cadder-pri.glasgow.sch.uk to request form.


Anyone with a pre-pay gas/electricity meter and concerned about arrears or paying for energy can contact Home Energy Scotland on 0808 808 2282.