Guide

Carer's Allowance Supplement
Last updated: 11 June 2019

Payments

Each Carer's Allowance Supplement payment in 2019 is £226.20.

You do not have to apply for Carer's Allowance Supplement. You'll get 2 payments a year if you qualify.

For 2019:

  • most carers will get their first payment on 24 June - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 15 April 2019
  • the second payment will be in December 2019 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 14 October 2019

Social Security Scotland will write to you before each payment. Contact Social Security Scotland if you think you should have been paid Carer's Allowance Supplement.