Register for a HAF code

To obtain a HAF code you must be in receipt of benefits-related free school meals. This is different to universal free school meals that all children in key stage 1 receive.

Visit the link below to read more about what you can access for your children and family.

If you are not currently in receipt of benefits-related free school meals, you can apply through Free school meals and milk | Nottinghamshire County Council). The process is quick and easy, if you are told that you are eligible you can then come back to us for a HAF code.

HAF codes can now be obtained from our Customer Service Centre along with registering for free school meals. Contact us at: 0300 500 8080. 

Customer service opening hours: 

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.30am to 5pm
  • Friday: 8.30am to 4.30pm

HAF codes will stay with children and young people for the duration of the HAF programme and funding is currently until winter 2024.

For general enquiries regarding the Holiday Activities and Food programme (HAF) contact : or call the HAF helpline on: 0115 9774 999 (line open 10am to 2pm, Monday to Friday).

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