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Children and families

Children's Handbook Scotland

22 October 2021
Print and free online publication on how benefits are affected if a child is living away from their parents in Scotland.

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'.

Challenging poverty in kinship care

01 October 2021
In Challenge Poverty Week 2021, Child Poverty Action Group in Scotland’s key message for kinship carers and those who support them is just how important good advice can be

Supporting information for Child disability payment claims – suggestions for education staff

July 2021
Guidance for school staff in Scotland being asked for more information about a pupil’s needs.

Introduction of child disability payment

Child disability payment is replacing disability living allowance for children in Scotland

Personal independence payment assessment

This factsheet sets out the descriptors, points and definitions for the PIP assessment.

Child disability payment (Scotland) 25 November 2021 ONLINE

25th November 2021
Online Scotland
Child disability payment (CDP) is a new Scottish benefit that helps meet the additional needs of disabled children. It will start being rolled out during 2021. This course gives you...

[FULLY BOOKED] Child disability payment (Scotland) 14 September 2021 ONLINE

14th September 2021
Online Scotland
**Fully booked - spaces are available on the next course on 25th November 2021** Child disability payment (CDP) is a new Scottish benefit that helps meet the additional needs of...

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to Scottish child payment.

Kinship carers and the benefits system (Scotland) 11 November 2021 ONLINE

11th November 2021
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...