Carer's benefits

Carer's Allowance

Carer’s Allowance is the main benefit for carers. If you are looking after someone for 35 hours a week or more, you may be eligible. Find out more about Cares Allowance. 

Carer’s Allowance Supplement 

An extra payment for people in Scotland who get Carer's Allowance on a particular date. Carer's Allowance Supplement is paid 2 times a year. You must get Carer's Allowance to get Carer's Allowance Supplement.

Find out more about Carer's Allowance Supplement.

Young Carer Grant 

A yearly payment for young carers in Scotland. To be able to get Young Carer Grant, you must be 16, 17 or 18 years old.

Find out more about applying for a Young Carer Grant.


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