8th December 2020
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...
26th November 2020
‘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...
29th October 2020
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...
20 July 2020
Support your clients & their families living with a disability by booking one of our two online courses coming up in August
Produced in conjunction with STAF, this factsheet explains the special benefit rules affecting some young care leavers and young people in 'continuing care'.
This factsheet covers the benefits that families with disabled children may be entitled to.
This factsheet looks at benefit choices for disabled young people aged 16-19 who live at home.