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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'.

Universal credit

October 2021
This factsheet provides an overview of universal credit and summarises the main rules affecting claimants.

Benefits and tax credits for students

October 2021
Overview of benefits and tax credits for students in Scotland

Benefits for young people in further education or training

October 2021
This factsheet covers the special rules that apply for young people in further education, or on certain training courses.

Benefits for disabled students

October 2021
If you are a full-time student with a long-term illness or disability you may be able to stay on benefits while you are studying.

Benefits for care experienced students

October 2021
This factsheet is relevant to care experienced students in Scotland.

Parents claiming for young people in further education or training

October 2021
Factsheet explaining when a parent, or someone responsible for a child, can continue to claim benefit for a child aged 16 or over.

Financial help in the early years

September 2021
This factsheet outlines the financial help available from pregnancy to school age.

Financial help for young parents

Factsheet on support for families with a parent under 20.

Benefits for new refugees

August 2021
This factsheet is for people who have been granted refugee status, indefinite leave to remain, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave – as long as one of these applies to you, you have the same rights to benefits as UK nationals.