Children qualify for free school meals if their parents or guardians are asylum seekers or if they receive one of the following:
- Income Support
- Income –based Jobseeker’s allowance
- Income related Employment and Support allowance
- The guaranteed part of Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit – as long as parents are not getting Working Tax Credit (income of £16,190 or less a year)
- Universal Credit
To claim free school meals for your child visit the Manchester City Council website.