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Children and families

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.

Disability benefits update and tactics

09 September 2020
Some places left for this half-day experienced level online course in 17 September - book now

DLA for children (Scotland) 8 December 2020 ONLINE

8th December 2020
Online Scotland
Disability living allowance (DLA) helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. DLA will soon be replaced by a new Scottish benefit, called child disability payment, which will have many...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 29 October 2020 ONLINE

29th October 2020
Online Scotland
Many young people who have been ‘looked after’ by the local authority are subject to special social security rules. Some are excluded from income-related benefits and instead the local authority...

Kinship carers and the benefits system (Scotland) 26 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020
Online Scotland
‘Kinship care’ is the situation in which a child goes to live with a member of their extended family or with a family friend. This course looks at benefit issues...

Support clients and their families living with a disability

20 July 2020
Support your clients & their families living with a disability by booking one of our two online courses coming up in August

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'.