Carers Financial Support

Most up to date information on financial supports for carers can be found at the Scottish Government website:

The Scottish Government has updated and produced an overview of the delivery of devolved benefits, delivery timetable, factsheets and information on spreading the word about devolved benefits:

For more detail on benefits for carers visit:

Carer’s Allowance Supplement (Updated on 4 December 2020)

Carers Allowance Supplement is paid twice a year to those in receipt of Carer’s Allowance. The payment rate in 2020/21 is £230.10. The Scottish Government has announced that the next payment will be made on 18 December 2020.

Young Carers Support

Young Carers Grant

Information and Resources on the Young Carers Grant in Scotland

Young Scot Card benefits for Young Carers aged 16-18 years

Find out information on young carers including information, articles and Young Scot Card benefits visit

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