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  • Can I get Carer's Allowance?

    You can get Carer's Allowance if you care for someone for at least 35 hours a week. The person you care for must be getting a benefit because of their disability, for example:Attendance Allowance for disabled people over pension age The middle or high rate care component of D...

  • How much Early Learning Payment will I get?

    Applies to: Scotland If you are entitled to an Early Learning Payment, you will get £252.50 for each child you can get the payment for.

  • How much Pregnancy and Baby Payment will I get?

    Applies to: Scotland If you are awarded a Pregnancy and Baby Payment and this is the first child in your household, you will get a grant of £606. If you are awarded a Pregnancy and Baby Payment and you already have one or more children, you will get a grant of £303. If you ha...

  • How much will a Universal Credit sanction be?

    If you are single and over 25, the sanction will be £10.60 per day for as long as your sanction lasts. If you are single and under 25, the sanction will be £8.40 per day for as long as the sanction lasts. Your sanction should not be more than your standard allowance. If y...

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    Turn2us is a national charity helping people when times get tough. We provide financial support to help people get back on track.

  • Debt

    BenefitsGrantsBreathing Space SchemesAdvice and Support To check what benefits you might be entitled to quickly and easily, you can use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator Most charitable funds do not settle debts. The small number that do, in certain circumstances, will gener...

  • Universal Credit (UC) transitional protection

    Transitional Protection tops up your Universal Credit. It is only available to certain groups.

  • What is Universal Credit (UC) transitional protection?

    Transitional Protection is an extra 'transitional' amount which tops up your Universal Credit award so that you are not substantially worse off when you move onto Universal Credit. Transitional Protection is only for some people.  Most people who are getting Universal Credit ...

  • Taxi Schemes

    Your local authority might offer a scheme to help with taxi costs if you have a disability. These schemes vary a lot.  To find out whether your council offers a taxi scheme and whether you would be eligible for it, contact your local authority.

  • Right to Reside

    Your right to reside is your legal right to live in the UK. There are lots of different rights to reside and you may have more than one.