The Scottish Government has announced that the new Carers Allowance Supplement will start being paid between 13th September and 15th October 2018. This is the first benefit to be delivered by the new Scottish Social Security Agency.
If you were in receipt of Carer’s Allowance on Monday 16th April 2018 you will receive a one off payment of £221 between these dates. You are not eligible if you were not in receipt of Carer’s Allowance on this date or have an Underlying Entitlement to Carers Allowance.
Please see the attached leaflet for further details of this new benefit