Benefits & Grants

Benefits & Grants

25th June 2021

We have 5 payments for families who get tax credits or certain benefits to help balance the costs of looking after young children.

Best Start Grant (Pregnancy and Baby Payment, Early Learning Payment and School Age Payment): one-off payments at key stages during your child's early years

Best Start Foods: a prepaid card to buy food for your kids under 3

Scottish Child Payment: £40 every 4 weeks for children under 6

Find out more: http://mygov.scot/benefits