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Right to reside – parent or carer of child in education

This factsheet contains a flowchart on the right to reside for children of EEA workers, or former workers, in education, and their primary carer.

Children's Handbook Scotland

02 September 2019
Print and free online publication on how benefits are affected if a child is living away from their parents in Scotland.

Universal credit and kinship carers

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

Early 2021 training course programme announced

01 December 2020
Browse and book a while range of courses now

Discretionary housing payments in Scotland

Find out more about the local authority fund for extra help with housing costs.

CPAG in Scotland event at SNP conference

26 November 2020
If you are a delegate at the SNP conference, please join our joint fringe event with Save the children and One Parent Families Scotland: Strengthening financial security to end child poverty

Response to Social Renewal Advisory Board's call for ideas

25 November 2020
Our submission highlights that children who already faced a higher risk of poverty have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic and will be particularly vulnerable during economic recession. Rising child poverty places high costs on society as a whole. It should therefore be of the utmost priority that families with children are able to easily access adequate financial support. 

Disability assistance

Disability benefits are devolved to the Scottish Government and replacements are in development.

Benefits overview (Scotland) 4 February 2021 ONLINE

4th February 2021
Online Scotland
Most people will claim a social security benefit at some point in their lives. This course is for anyone new to helping people navigate their way through the benefits system...