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Crisis and Community Care Grants

Information about how to apply to the Scottish Welfare Fund

Universal Credit

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

Benefits advice

Find out what help and benefit you're entitled to

Changes that affect my benefits

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.


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

Benefits review

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

Backdated benefit claims

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

Upload additional evidence

Upload information to support your Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction claim using our online form.