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: https://www.gov.scot/policies/social-security/benefits-for-carers/

 

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. https://www.gov.scot/publications/stakeholder-engagement-toolkit/

For more detail on benefits for carers visit: https://www.gov.scot/policies/social-security/benefits-for-carers/

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 https://young.scot/search-results?q=carer

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.