Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods
How to apply for the School Age Payment, Early Learning Payment, Pregnancy and Baby Payment and a prepaid card to buy healthy food.
Funeral Support Payment
Find out more about the Funeral Support Payment and burial costs.
Young Carer Grant
How to apply for Young Carer Grant, what happens after you've applied and how to get help from Social Security Scotland.
Report benefit fraud in Scotland
Use the online form to report someone you have reason to think is committing benefit fraud in Scotland.
Job Start Payment
Find out how to apply for Job Start Payment.
Get extra support applying for benefits in Scotland
If you need help expressing your views when applying for Social Security Scotland benefits, you could get help from an independent advocate.
Carer's Allowance Supplement
Find information on Carer's Allowance Supplement, including what it is, who can get it and how it's paid.
Contact Social Security Scotland
How to contact Social Security Scotland, give feedback or make a complaint.
Contact from Social Security Scotland
How to recognise when a text message or email from Social Security Scotland is genuine, and how to identify phishing or fake text messages or emails.
Complain about Social Security Scotland
You can complain about Social Security Scotland by phone or by post.
Unacceptable actions policy of Social Security Scotland
Information about how Social Security Scotland handles and processes unacceptable client actions
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.
Uploading your documents
Find out how to upload your documents to Social Security Scotland.
Appeal to a Tribunal about a benefit decision
Find out how to go to a Tribunal to appeal against a benefit decision.
Scottish Child Payment
Find out about Scottish Child Payment, who can get it and how to apply.
Acting on behalf of someone claiming benefits
If you want to apply for a benefit on behalf of someone else, find out how.