Benefits & money

Find out whether your family is eligible for financial support and try our benefits and grants tools.

In this section:


Coronavirus & welfare benefits


Benefits & tax credits

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Universal Credit

Carer’s Allowance

Tax credits

Help with Council Tax & rates

‘Bedroom tax’

The benefit cap

Other benefits

Benefits at 16

Changes in circumstances

Revisions, appeals & complaints

Welfare benefits in Scotland


Ongoing benefit changes


Benefits calculator


Other financial support

Grants, loans & welfare assistance schemes

Online grants search

Help with education costs

Help with NHS costs

Transport & leisure discounts

Help with home improvements

Help with fuel and water bills

Energy saving tips

Financial support from Scottish local authorities


Dealing with debt

Dealing with fuel bill debt