A guide to financial support available to working families who are struggling with the rising cost of living.
Information on Sure Start Maternity Grant, covering who may be able to get it, how much it is and how to claim it.
Child Benefit is a benefit for people responsible for dependent children. Most families with children can claim Child Benefit.
Information on Carer's Allowance covering who may be able to claim and where to get further information.
Information on Jobseeker's Allowance, covering who may be able to claim.
Information on who might be able to claim Income Support.
Information on tax credits, covering who may be able to get Working Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.
An overview of Universal Credit. What it is, who can claim it, how much you can get and much more.
Information on Housing Benefit, covering who can claim and where you can get more advice.
Best Start Grant has now replaced the Sure Start Maternity grant in Scotland. To be eligible, you need to live in Scotland and be in receipt of certain benefits or be under 18. The Best Start grant is more generous than the Sure Start Maternity grant and consists of 3 payments. 1. Pregnancy and Baby…
Information on Healthy Start vouchers, covering who can claim and what you can get with the vouchers.
Information on Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Information on getting help to pay your council tax, covering who may be able to get help and where to get more advice.