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Best Start

Latest Cost of the School Day ebulletin

15 June 2020
Applications opened for the best start grant in Scotland on 1 June, and now is a good time for families to make applications for the clothing grant and free school meals too - which can really help to reduce the cost of going back to school for those on low incomes. For information and advice on how to access these entitlements, see the latest Cost of the School Day ebulletin.

Tax credits and early years ebulletin

May 2020
Tax credit and Scottish benefit changes due to coronavirus, school age payment

Pregnancy and baby payment

Information on the best start grant for pregnant women and families with a new baby in Scotland.

School age payment

Information on the best start grant for school age children in Scotland

Early learning payment

Information on the best start grant for families in Scotland with children aged 2 to 3 and a half.

Best start foods

A new payment card for pregnant women and families with a child under 3 in Scotland

Payments for children

Overview of the support available for children in Scotland