Guide

Carer's Allowance Supplement
Last updated: 3 November 2020

Overview

Carer's Allowance Supplement is an extra payment for people in Scotland who get Carer's Allowance on a particular date.

Carer's Allowance Supplement is paid 2 times a year and from April 2020 the rate will be £230.10 per payment.

The next 2 rounds of payments are:

  • £230.10 from 26 June 2020 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 13 April 2020
  • £230.10 in December 2020 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 12 October 2020
There is an extra payment due to coronavirus. Find out more about the Coronavirus Carer's Allowance Supplement.

If you're due to get a payment, you'll get a letter from Social Security Scotland before the payment is made.

Social Security Scotland

Social Security Scotland pays Carer's Allowance Supplement.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) pays Carer's Allowance.

The DWP shares information with Social Security Scotland to allow them to make this payment. Find out more about how Social Security Scotland will use your data.