The latest news from Social Security Scotland
Best Start Grant turns one
10 December 2019
Social Security Scotland is marking the first anniversary of our Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment.
Carers to receive extra cash by Christmas
21 November 2019
Next Carer’s Allowance Supplement to be paid mid-December
Equality Outcomes consultation launched
7 November 2019
The consultation on our draft equality outcomes opened today (7 November) and we are seeking people’s views.
Charter Measurement Framework
24 October 2019
The Charter Measurement Framework introduced measures that will be used to assess our progress in delivering the Scottish social security s...
New benefit for young carers
21 October 2019
The Young Carer Grant launched on Monday 21 October and is available for 16, 17 and 18 year-olds who spend an average of 16 hours caring for...
Funeral Support Payment now open for applications
11 October 2019
Funeral Support Payment is now live and we are taking applications by post, Freephone and online for this new benefit.