Young Carer Grant

Young Carer Grant

7th April 2021

Have you been helping to look after someone who receives a disability benefit?

Caring for someone can include things like:

⚫helping them with their mental health

⚫giving them emotional support

⚫helping them during an illness

⚫supporting them with a disability

⚫ supporting them if they have an addiction

If you’re 16 to 18, and you do this on average 16 hours a week, you could be eligible to get a payment of £308.15.

Find out more and apply at mygov.scot/young-carer-grant/