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Scottish Welfare Fund

Information about how to apply to the Scottish Welfare Fund

Universal Credit

Universal credit brings together a number of benefits into a single payment

Personal Independence Payments

Information on applying for Personal Independence Payments

Benefits advice

Find out what help and benefit you're entitled to

Tell us about a change in circumstances

If your circumstances change, your Housing Benefit or Local Housing Allowance may change too

Report benefit fraud 

Benefit fraud is a crime. It happens when someone is dishonest in order to receive benefit.

Overpayments

What to do if you've been paid more Housing Benefit than you're entitled to

Benefits cap

Find out the maximum weekly amount of benefit you can be paid if part of a working age household

What is a benefits review?

What's involved in a benefits review, including how to complete and return your review form

Make a backdated claim

You can make a backdated claim for a period in the past when you were unable to claim because of certain circumstances

Council Tax reduction scheme

Find out if you are eligible for Council Tax Reduction

Welfare rights

Get welfare rights advice from the Money Matters team