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Factsheets

Universal credit and kinship carers

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

Benefits for young people in further education or training

October 2020
This factsheet covers the special rules that apply for young people in further education, or on certain training courses.

Benefits for disabled students

October 2020
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 and tax credits for students

October 2020
Overview of benefits and tax credits for students in Scotland

Parents claiming for young people in further education or training

October 2020
Factsheet explaining when a parent, or someone responsible for a child, can continue to claim benefit for a child aged 16 or over.

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'.

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.

Prison and universal credit

Your universal credit is affected if you are in prison.