Essex ActivAte are pleased to open the application process for our winter holiday activity and food programme which will take place during the Christmas holiday period. This programme is funded by the Department for Education and aims to engage and support young people and families who are eligible for benefits based free school meals. Essex County Council will also be providing funding so that we can extend the programme to support a number of low income working families and other vulnerable young people.


Step 1: Please carefully read through our guidance to ensure you fully understand the programme and can successfully complete your application.


Step 2: Thank you for joining us for our webinar on Wednesday 13th! The recording can be viewed here.
Please note: signing up for our webinar does not mean you have applied for the winter programme. Please use the link below of apply to be part of the Winter Programme.


Step 3: APPLY NOW!


The deadline for your application to be submitted is 5pm on the 22nd October.


Take note of the key dates below: