Carers Financial Support

Information on financial support and entitlements for Carers

Latest updates on Scottish devolved benefits (June 2020) (includes Carers Allowance Supplement)

COVID-19 update - Scottish Government - Extra payment proposed for unpaid carers

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:

More information Youtube videos and leaflets:

Update on Young Carers Grant

Factsheet on the Young Carers Grant in Scotland

Young Scot Card benefits for Young Carers aged 16-18

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

Extra support for young carers during COVID-19 

Young Scot will receive £200,000 to provide online subscriptions and e-vouchers for young carers. Meanwhile £100,000 will go to expanding the Time To Live small grants scheme.