Guide

Carer's Allowance Supplement
Last updated: 2 May 2019

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:

  • £226.20 in June 2019 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 15 April 2019
  • £226.20 in December 2019 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 14 October 2019

The exact dates of the June and December payments will be confirmed later this year. 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.