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
Further information and advice

Further information and advice

Applicants have told us that contact with our team has proved helpful and supportive, and we would be delighted if you make us your first point of contact or to clarify any of the information in this guide.

If we are unable to help, we can discuss other organisations that may be available to help you find records. We will be able to advise on your specific circumstances and, with your agreement, contact support organisations on your behalf. You can contact us on 0808 169 9740 or email at AdvancePaymentTeam@gov.scot


Contact

Email: AdvancePaymentTeam@gov.scot