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Kinship care

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.

Children's Handbook 2021/2022 out now

19 October 2021
Buy the latest edition of this comprehensive guide

Read our new blog: Challenging poverty in kinship care

06 October 2021

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

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...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

05 January 2021
Our online training kicks off again on 19 Jan with this half-day introductory course - some places still available to book.

Universal credit and kinship carers

Kinship care
This factsheet explains the universal credit rules for kinship carers.

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system (Scotland) 19 January 2021 ONLINE

19th January 2021
Online Scotland
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...