This factsheet outlines the financial help available from pregnancy to school age.
This factsheet covers the differences between tax credits and universal credit.
Factsheet on help with childcare costs
Latest changes affecting EEA nationals and refugees
Best Start grant increase, £500 payment for working tax credit claimants and new elearning on Scottish child payment.
What's new: Scottish child payment, child winter heating assistance and latest changes to tax credits due to coronavirus.
Alison Gillies describes a planned new Scottish benefit.
Mark Willis describes the new maternity grant in Scotland.
Kirsty McKechnie describes the provisions in the first legislation passed establishing the Scottish social security system.
Information on the best start grant for school age children in Scotland
Information on the best start grant for pregnant women and families with a new baby in Scotland.