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Putting dignity, fairness and respect at the heart of everything we do, at Social Security Scotland everyone is welcomed and treated equally.

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Care Day 2020

Welcoming our first Care Leaver interns

21 February 2020

Creating opportunities for people who have experienced care. Today marks Care Day - an international celebration of the Care Experienced com...

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Carer’s Allowance Supplement pays out £36 million in 2019

18 February 2020

Extra cash in the pockets of Scotland’s carers. Over 159,000 Carer’s Allowance Supplement payments were made in June and December last year.

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The latest statistics on Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods

11 February 2020

New figures have been released today on Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods covering the period 10 December 2018 to 31 December 2019.