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Financial help in the early years

August 2021
This factsheet outlines the financial help available from pregnancy to school age.

Children's Handbook Scotland

09 December 2020
Print and free online publication on how benefits are affected if a child is living away from their parents in Scotland.

Pre-order Children's Handbook Scotland 2021/2022

21 September 2021
A complete guide to the benefits and tax credits that apply when children are living away from their parents, including children in kinship or foster care, children looked after by the local authority, and children at residential school, in residential care or in hospital.

Terminal illness and child disability payment

Special rules for child disability payment if your child is terminally ill

Benefits for resettled Afghans

15 September 2021
Read our new factsheet on AskCPAG

A minimum income guarantee in Scotland

14 September 2021
What is a minimum income guarantee? There are numerous models that have been proposed, but the general idea is that everyone should be entitled to a minimum level of income. In Scotland, it has been suggested that this level should be set with reference to a minimum income standard. However, it is often assumed that this guarantee can only be delivered by some kind of means-tested payment to lift incomes up to the threshold, but as we shall see this minimum can actually be achieved in a number of ways.

NEW! Two more Scotland Webinars announced

14 September 2021
IT's here - The new child disability payment from Social Security Scotland / Mix 'n ' Match - UC when you're pension age

Come work for us!

13 September 2021
We are recruiting for a Glasgow child poverty co-ordinator

Come work for us!

13 September 2021
We are recruiting for a Glasgow child poverty co-ordinator

Financial help for young parents

Factsheet on support for families with a parent under 20.