“Social Security Scotland’s approach to disability benefits is a world away from what those of us on the DWP’s Personal Independence Payment (PIP) know, and it’s already making a difference”
“It must be a true safety net that treats people with dignity and respect.”
Best Start Foods is a prepaid card that can be used to buy healthy foods for children under 3.
The £250 School Age Payment is for families with a child old enough to start primary school this August and is part of the Best Start Grant
The Early Learning Payment is for children aged between 2 and 3 1/2 and can be used for anything from children’s clothes and shoes to toys, books or days out. It is worth up to £250.
It will be open for applications from the 3rd of June and is part of the new Social Security Scotland.
A Job Grant would give practical financial support for 16 – 24 year olds moving into employment.
‘Funeral Payments’ was one of the powers newly devolved to Scotland.
“it wasn’t clear where the jobs would be and how local they would be and now he has been caught out.”
“The grant is part of a package of support for young carers which will also include free bus travel from 2020/21, subject to a successful pilot.”