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Best Start Grant Early Learning Payment

The assets on this page are designed to help you share information on the Best Start Grant Early Learning Payment. This helps us to reach even more people who are entitled to receive this benefit, make them aware of the payments and how to apply. If you have any questions about the Early Learning Payment, these assets or want to find out other ways you can get involved - please contact the Communications team at Social Security Scotland.

Early Learning Payment
The Early Learning Payment is part of Best Start Grant, a package of three payments that will give extra money to low income families during the early years of a child’s life. It is a £250 payment made between the ages of two and three and a half years old. This is to help with the costs of early learning for eligible families who have a child.

Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment and Best Start Grant School Age Payment are open for applications.

Screenshot of British Sign Language Early Learning Payment factsheet video

Early Learning Payment factsheet - British Sign Language version

We have created a British Sign Language version of our Early Learning Payment factsheet. View it on Vimeo.

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