The NHS Healthy Start scheme provides support for families with children under 4, or pregnant mothers, to get access to healthy food and vitamins.
If you qualify you can get vouchers to buy items like:
- fruit and vegetables
- infant formula milk
You can even get free vitamins for your family.
You can find out more about Healthy Start on the NHS Healthy Start website, where you can also:
- check if you qualify for Healthy Start
- apply online for Healthy Start (or download an application form)
- search for shops that accept Healthy Start vouchers
Help with Healthy Start in York
If you want to talk about how Healthy Start might be able to help you, ask your health visitor.
Find out more about York's healthy child service, and health visitors in York.
Children's Services Team
Children's Services Advice, Assessment and Early Intervention Team