Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods
You could get payments from Social Security Scotland to help towards the costs of being pregnant or looking after a child.
Young Patients Family Fund
You could claim for the costs of food and travel if you're the parent, carer or sibling of a young inpatient getting hospital care.
You could get Guardian’s Allowance if you’re bringing up a child whose parents have died. You may also get it if there’s one surviving parent.
Parental Employability Support Fund
The fund can give support for parents facing barriers in their careers. Support could include help getting qualifications, improving skills and work experience.