Scottish Child Payment
The Scottish Child Payment is a weekly payment of £25 that you can get for every child you look after who’s under 16 years of age. You’ll get the payment every 4 weeks if your application is successful.
Child Disability Payment and Child Winter Heating Assistance
Child Disability Payment and Child Winter Heating Assistance are given by the Scottish Government to help with the costs of caring for children with a disability or illness.
Carer’s Allowance Supplement and Young Carer Grant
The Scottish Government is paying an extra money to carers in Scotland called the Carer’s Allowance Supplement and Young Carer Grant.
Best Start Scotland
Best Start Grant helps with the costs when you have a baby. There is also help when your child starts nursery and school.
Funeral Support Payment
Funeral Support Payment is money to help pay for the costs of a funeral or cremation. It can help pay for the cost of the funeral of an adult, a child or a still born baby born after 24 weeks of pregnancy.
Scottish Welfare Fund
The Scottish Welfare Fund provides two grants that can help pay for food, fuel or essential household items.