Publication - Advice and guidance

Advance Payment Scheme - supporting documents: guidance

Published: 26 Nov 2020

Guidance for people applying to the Advance Payment Scheme about how to obtain ‘a supporting document’ – some kind of ‘record’ which shows you spent time in care in Scotland as a child.

Advance Payment Scheme - supporting documents: guidance
I was in care in a smaller voluntary home/ or I am not certain who ran the home?

I was in care in a smaller voluntary home/ or I am not certain who ran the home?

If you were in a care home not run by one of these large voluntary organisations, or if you are not sure who ran the care home, please contact us on 0808 169 9740. A number of care homes were established by smaller trusts or organisations that changed over time. We might be able to think through with you some possible options for you to consider.


Contact

Email: AdvancePaymentTeam@gov.scot