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Looked after children

Children's Handbook Scotland

02 September 2019
Print and free online publication on how benefits are affected if a child is living away from their parents in Scotland.

Kinship care, looked-after children and the benefits system

11 September 2019
Training course places available for 26th September

Response to consultation on the Young Carers Grant

06 February 2019
CPAG response to Scottish Government proposals to create a Young Carers Grant.

June 2018 - Students and Benefits E-bulletin

Council tax for young care leavers, claiming benefit in the summer vacation, student funding and more.

Care leavers and benefits: giving good advice

Produced in conjunction with the Scottish Throughcare and Aftercare Forum, this factsheet explains the special benefit rules affecting some young care leavers and young people in 'continuing care'.

Policy report: Coping with complexity: financial support for kinship carers in Scotland

01 July 2015
Read our new policy report which looks at financial support for kinship carers in Scotland here.