Welcome to our Summer Holiday Booklet which will provide you with information about the programme and activities we have on offer over the summer holiday 2022!
What is the Holiday Activity and Food (HAF) Programme?
HAF is a free and exciting holiday programme for children and young people aged 5 to 16 who are eligible for benefit related free school meals. The programme is running over Easter (1 week), summer (4 weeks) and Christmas (1 week) school holidays.
The Department of Education (DFE) has provided funding for the programme. The programme enables children to be active, to learn and to eat healthy foods and it is all FREE.
How do I know if my child is eligible?
Your child/ren will qualify if all these statements apply:
• Your child is eligible for benefit related free school meals or is a young carer or on a plan
• You live in Walsall
• Your child is between the ages 5-16yrs
How to register and book activities for the Programme?
Every eligible child will have received a letter from Walsall Council HAF programme providing them with
their unique code to register into the programme.
If you haven’t received a letter but you think your child is eligible, please email WR4C@walsall.gov.uk or call
our helpline. You will only need to register once for the HAF programme, which will provide you with access
to your account throughout the year.
Step 1: You will need your child’s unique code to register online (HAF Portal) using the following link: www.walsall.gov.uk/children_and_young_people/haf_signup
Step 2: Complete the HAF registration form with your child’s details
Step 3: Once you have registered you will receive a confirmation email