The Pupil Support Team have access to different funds to support families struggling financially. If your family may benefit from this, please e-mail or call your child’s Guidance teacher and they will be happy to help. It is a tough time and any requests for assistance will be dealt with confidentially and with discretion.
Please find below a list of support available. It does change regularly, but for overall advice, call Moray Advice Team or your child’s Guidance teacher.
Money Advice Moray – can help you with MERF applications or looking at available grants. Please call 0300 1234563.
Moray Council – have an Income Maximisation Team available for support and advice. You can call them on 0300 123 4563.
For information about Free School Meals, School Clothing Grants and Education Maintenance Allowance in Moray please click here to visit Moray Council website or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Moray Food Plus – Provides a variety of services to those either experiencing or at risk of food insecurity. The organisation works alongside partners to reduce the amount of local food waste by taking surplus food and redistributing it amongst the community. Click here for website.
Moray School Bank – Is a volunteer-led initiative which offers new school uniform and warm winter clothing to children living in financial hardship across Moray. Their aim is to improve the lives of children living in the local authority by helping to lighten the financial burden of families facing hardship. Click here to visit the website.
Keith Schools Food Larder has an easy application form. Click here to fill in the form.