Factsheets

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

April 2022
This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to Scottish child payment.

Supporting information for Child disability payment claims – suggestions for education staff

March 2022
Guidance for school staff in Scotland being asked for more information about a pupil’s needs.

Kinship carers and universal credit

Kinship care
This factsheet explains the universal credit rules for kinship carers.

Care-experienced young people and benefits: giving good advice

Produced in conjunction with STAF, this factsheet explains the special benefit rules affecting some young care leavers and young people in 'continuing care'.

Personal independence payment assessment

This factsheet sets out the descriptors, points and definitions for the PIP assessment.

Benefits for disabled children and their families - a checklist

This factsheet covers the benefits that families with disabled children may be entitled to.