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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. The next 2 rounds of payments are:

  • June 2021 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 12 April 2021
  • December 2021 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 11 October 2021

Exact payment dates and amounts will be provided nearer the time.

Warning
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.
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