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  • How do I apply for a Scottish Child Bridging Payment?

    If you are already getting free school meals, you will get Scottish Child Bridging Payments without needing to apply. If your child is in primary 1-4, you might be getting free school meals through universal free school meal provision. If this applies to you, you need to make...

  • How much Scottish Child Bridging Payment will I get?

    Scottish Child Bridging Payment is being paid in instalments: October 2021 - £160 December 2021 - £160 Easter 2022 - £130 Summer 2022 - £130 October 2022 - £130 December 2022 - £130  The Scottish Child Bridging Payment will not affect your other benefits.

  • Scottish Child Bridging Payment

    Extra money for families getting free school meals in Scotland in 2021 and 2022.

  • Benefit Cap

    The Benefit Cap is a limit to the total amount in some benefits that working-age people can get.

  • Benefit Changes Timetable 2021

    Please note that information about some of these changes may be limited at present and also subject to further change. Although some will happen quickly, others may be introduced gradually over several years. If you are worried about how you may be affected, you should discus...

  • Turn2us Elizabeth Finn Fund

    Providing direct grants for people who have a professional background and their dependants For over a century, Elizabeth Finn Care has been giving direct grants and support to people in financial difficulty who have a professional occupational background and meet our grant-gi...

  • How do I challenge a Benefit Cap decision?

    There are different rules depending on whether you are being capped on Housing Benefit or on Universal Credit. If you are receiving Housing Benefit, you can appeal against a decision to apply the Benefit Cap or against how much you should be capped by. You will need to contac...

  • Personal Independence Payment - PIP

    Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is money for people who have extra care or mobility needs as a result of a disability.

  • How do I claim Coronavirus Self-Isolation Payment?

    In England, Wales and Scotland, you can claim the Coronavirus Self Isolation Payment through your local council. In Northern Ireland, you apply through the Finance Support Service. Make sure you check your council's scheme to find out:The deadline for making an applicationWha...

  • What is a Benefit Overpayment?

    An overpayment of benefits occurs if you are paid: A benefit you are not entitled to, or More benefit than you are entitled to. Some of the reasons why this may happen include: You give incorrect information when you claim benefit You do not report a change in your circum...