Factsheets | CPAG


Benefits for young people in further education or training

October 2019
This factsheet covers the special rules that apply for young people in further education, or on certain training courses.

Benefits and tax credits for students

October 2019
Overview of benefits and tax credits for students in Scotland

Benefits for disabled students

October 2019
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.

Parents claiming for young people in further education or training

October 2019
Factsheet explaining when a parent, or someone responsible for a child, can continue to claim benefit for a child aged 16 or over.

Prison and benefits

Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.

Right to reside – parent or carer of child in education

This factsheet contains a flowchart on the right to reside for children of EEA workers, or former workers, in education, and their primary carer.

Financial help for young parents

Factsheet on support for families with a parent under 20.

Benefits for new refugees

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.