Young Carers Urged To Apply For Young Carer Grant

Young Carers Urged To Apply For Young Carer Grant

Young Carer Grant is available for 16, 17 and 18 year-olds who spend an average of 16 hours caring for a person or people who receive a disability benefit. Young carers can apply if they are at school, in further education, employed or unemployed. Young people can...
Young Persons Free Bus Travel

Young Persons Free Bus Travel

The Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme allows 5-21 year olds living in Scotland to benefit from free bus travel. All 5 to 21-year-olds living in Scotland are eligible to benefit from free bus travel. The scheme will embed more sustainable travel behaviours from a...
Carer Support Payment

Carer Support Payment

The Scottish Government are making changes to Carers’ Allowance. From Spring 2024, this will have a new name ‘Carer Support Payment.’ A big change is that most carers in full time education will now be able to receive this payment, which is great!...
SSSC Codes of Practice Consultation

SSSC Codes of Practice Consultation

Introduction This Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) consultation is on the revised Codes of Practice for Social Service Workers and Employers. We want to hear views from the social work, social care and children and young people workforce and employers, as well...
North Lanarkshire PEF Purchase Options

North Lanarkshire PEF Purchase Options

Family Wellbeing Support, The Blues Programme, Bouncing Back and Roots of Empathy Who It Is For Suitable for primary and secondary pupils. Pupils are identified by schools. Indicators of Need include behavioural issues, disengagement from learning, family adversity....