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4th February 2021

Time is running out to apply for the new Scottish Child Payment & Best Start Grant-School Age payments  

  1. Children who deferred starting Primary 1 last year -  Eligible parents have a short deadline for claiming Best Start Grant – School Age Payment which is 28th February 2021  (single payment of £250). 

 

  1. Children enrolling in Primary 1 this year - Eligible parents can claim the Best Start Grant - School Age Payment from June 2021 (single payment of £250). 

 

  1. Children deferring starting Primary 1 this year -  Parents can claim Best Start Grant – School Age Payment from June 2021 until Feb 2022 (single payment of £250). 

 

  1. Children in all of the above categories – Eligible parents may also apply for the Scottish Child Payment of £10 per week per child for those under 6 years of age (this begins on 15th February 2021).

 

  1. Children starting school who are eligible for School Clothing Grant  will also be eligible for Best Start Grant – School Age Payment and possibly Scottish Child Payment

To apply go to https://www.mygov.scot/scottish-child-payment/  and or https://www.mygov.scot/benefits/best-start/ 

For Help and support to check eligibility or to apply, please contact us at Argyll & Bute CAB 01546 605550