Best Start Grant
Apply online for Best Start Grant or find out more about who can apply.
Get help to apply for Best Start Grant
You can get help if you need to work out how to apply or you want help filling in a form.
After you've applied for Best Start Grant
How long it takes to process your form, whether you can track it, how you'll be paid and when.
Contact Social Security Scotland
How to contact Social Security Scotland, give feedback or make a complaint.
If you do not agree with a benefit decision
What to do if you've been denied a benefit or payment you think you should get.
Appeal to a Tribunal about a benefit decision
Find out how to go to a Tribunal to appeal against a benefit decision.
Includes reporting benefit fraud, what happens if you're suspected of benefit fraud and what benefits can be stopped.
Acting on behalf of someone claiming benefits
If you want to apply for a benefit on behalf of someone else, find out how.
Future payments of Best Start Grant
From Summer 2019 you'll be able to apply for the Early Learning Payment, School Age Payment and Best Start Food.