Young carer grant

Additional support for carers aged 16 to 18 in Scotland.

Campaigners respond to latest government child poverty data: “ another stark reminder of the urgent need to support family incomes”

31 March 2022
Child poverty campaigners today responded to the publication of the latest official child poverty data at UK and Scotland level.

Benefit basics in Scotland - training

30 March 2022
You do not need to be a benefit expert to make a difference. This course is for anyone working with people on low incomes or with additional needs.

Prison and benefits

Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.

Further increase to Scottish child payment 'hugely welcome'

24 March 2022
John Dickie responds to the Scottish Government's new child poverty delivery plan

Chancellor fails the children who need him the most

23 March 2022
John Dickie responds to the Chancellor's Spring Statement