Publication - Consultation paper

Young Carer Grant regulations: consultation

Published: 17 Sep 2018

We are consulting on the development of the policy and regulations for the Young Carer Grant, a new benefit which will be delivered by Social Security Scotland.

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Contents
Young Carer Grant regulations: consultation
Overview

45 page PDF

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Overview

The Scottish Government is consulting on the development of the policy and regulations for the Young Carer Grant, a new benefit which will be delivered by Social Security Scotland. The grant will provide a £300 one-off payment, which can be applied for annually for young carers aged 16-17 (and 18 if still at school) with significant caring responsibilities. The Young Carer Grant aims to provide some financial support during a key transition period in young carers' lives to help improve their health and education outcomes as they move into the adult world.


Contact

Nicola.Smith@gov.scot