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Financial redress for survivors of child abuse in care: Advance Payment Scheme form and guidance

Published: 25 Apr 2019

Application form and guidance for the Advance Payment Scheme for those who suffered abuse in care in Scotland before December 2004 and who have a terminal illness or are age 70 or over.

Published:
25 Apr 2019
Financial redress for survivors of child abuse in care: Advance Payment Scheme form and guidance

The Advance Payment Scheme opened on 25 April 2019. You are eligible to apply to the scheme if you were abused as a child in care in Scotland before December 2004 AND you either have a terminal illness or are age 70 or over.

You can find links to the form, additional guidance, questions and answers and a privacy notice linked from this page. 

We have set up an Advance Payment Team to provide help and refer you to other sources of help and support if needed. Contact information is provided below.

Contact

Telephone: call free on 0808 169 9740 (phone lines are open Monday to Thursday, 10am to 4pm)

Email: AdvancePaymentTeam@gov.scot

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