Get help to buy food and milk (Healthy Start)

Collecting your Healthy Start vitamins

Collecting your Healthy Start vitamins

You’ll receive vitamin vouchers by post every 4 weeks. If you’re eligible to collect vitamins then the voucher will not have the word ‘VOID’ printed on them.

You can use your vitamin vouchers in any location that’s registered to take part in the scheme. You can ask your midwife or health visitor where you can redeem your coupon.

You can find locations to collect vitamins in England by checking online (opens in a new tab).

How to get your vitamins in England and Wales

You can collect your vitamins from a local distributor. To collect your vitamins you’ll need a valid vitamins voucher.

To get your vitamins in England:

  1. Find a distributor that can provide vitamins.
  2. Bring your vitamin vouchers to the distributor.
  3. Get your vitamins from the distributor.

How to get your vitamins in Northern Ireland

You can ask for your vitamins to be sent to you. To get your vitamins you’ll need to send us your vouchers.

To get your vitamins in Northern Ireland:

  1. Put your vitamin vouchers and your Healthy Start letter in an envelope – the Healthy Start letter is the letter with your address on it.
  2. Send the envelope to:

Business Services Organisation
Healthy Start vitamin scheme
Pinewood Villa
73 Loughgall Road
BT61 7PR

After your envelope has been received your vitamins will be sent to you in the post.

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions that people may have about the Healthy Start scheme