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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.

Benefits for disabled children and their families - a checklist

This factsheet covers the benefits that families with disabled children may be entitled to.

Disabled young people

This factsheet looks at benefit choices for disabled young people aged 16-19 who live at home.

Benefit choices when a disabled young person lives at home and is still in education

This factsheet is a flowchart providing basic information about when young people aged 16 to 19 with a disability or health problem can claim employment and support allowance; and when their parent(s) can continue to receive benefit for them.

Care leavers and benefits: giving good advice

Produced in conjunction with the Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum, this factsheet explains the special benefit rules affecting some young care leavers and young people in 'continuing care'.

Policy report: Coping with complexity: financial support for kinship carers in Scotland

01 July 2015
Read our new policy report which looks at financial support for kinship carers in Scotland here.