Kinship carers and universal credit

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

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.

Scottish child payment and kinship carers

This factsheet explains which kinship carers are entitled to 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')