Infant food insecurity - responding and preventing: guide

Following discussions in June 2023, we committed to forming a short life working group to develop emergency integrated pathways for families in Scotland with an infant that may face food insecurity and what is available locally to them in an emergency. This toolkit forms a guide for local areas.

Potential Data Sources for understanding population profile, food insecurity by family type and use of crisis/emergency funds

Local National Other
Scottish Welfare Fund Births (parity/SIMD) IFAN Survey
ScotPHO Trussell Trust Survey
Food Foundation
Scottish Household Survey
Scottish Health Survey
Impact of increased cost of living on adults across Great Britain - Office for National Statistics (



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