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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.

Universal credit and kinship carers

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

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 19 January 2021 ONLINE

19th January 2021
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...

Payments for children in Scotland (Scotland) 26 January 2021 ONLINE

26th January 2021
Online Scotland
A range of new support has been introduced for children in Scotland alongside the UK system over the past two years. The new Scottish child payment will be available to...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

07 October 2020
Book our half-day training course on 29 October, delivered online via Zoom

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...

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...

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...

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