You may be aware that the Scottish Government are taking control of a number of devolved benefits. The link above takes you to the government site that explains all of the changes and the time line. Our Welfare Rights Advisers are here to help you understand the changes in support and help you claim. Please call 01700 502784 and make a confidential appointment.
Carers to receive extra cash by Christmas
The majority of carers will receive their next payment of Carer’s Allowance Supplement on Friday 13 December.
This supplement is paid twice a year to carers in receipt of Carer’s Allowance. Payments have already been made to over 91,000 carers throughout Scotland.
This year, the Carer’s Allowance Supplement is two automatic payments totalling £452.40. Carers do not need to apply for the supplement because it is paid automatically. They will receive a letter with more information if they are due a payment