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Looked after children

Children's Handbook Scotland

09 December 2020
Print and free online publication on how benefits are affected if a child is living away from their parents in Scotland.

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to the new Scottish child payment.

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...

Care-experienced young people and the benefits system

07 October 2020
Book our half-day training course on 29 October, delivered online via Zoom

Kinship carers and the benefits system (Scotland) 26 November 2020 ONLINE

26th November 2020
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 (Scotland) 29 October 2020 ONLINE

29th October 2020
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...

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'.

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system

11 September 2019
Training course places available for 26th September