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Factsheets

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

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

Children looked after by the local authority - impact on family benefits

This factsheet explains what happens to family benefits if a child becomes looked after and accommodated by the local authority (sometimes called 'looked after away from home')

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.