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Young Carer Grant

The assets on this page are designed to help you share information on Young Carer Grant. 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 Young Carer Grant, these assets, or want to find out other ways you can get involved, please contact the Communications team at Social Security Scotland.

Young Carer Grant

Young Carer Grant is a new yearly payment of £305.10 for young carers aged 16 to 18 who live in Scotland. It’s a cash benefit for them to spend as they choose and they can apply if they are at school, in further education, employed or unemployed.

Screenshot of British Sign Language Young Carer Grant factsheet video

Young Carer Grant factsheet - British Sign Language version

We have created a British Sign Language version of our Young Carer Grant factsheet. View it on Vimeo.

Digital screen image 16:9 - Would you like an image of our benefit information for your digital screens for clients? Email us communications@socialsecurity.gov.scot.