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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.

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'.

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

29th October 2020
Glasgow
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 care, looked-after children and the benefits system (Glasgow) 23 September 2020

23rd September 2020
Glasgow
This course looks at benefit issues where there is social work involvement with a child and their family. It covers kinship care and children looked after by the local authority...

Disability payment for children in Scotland (Glasgow) 10 September 2020

10th September 2020
Glasgow
This course provides an understanding of the new disability assistance for children and young people being introduced in Scotland in 2020. This new benefit replaces disability living allowance for children...

Benefits for disabled children and their families - a checklist

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