Universal Credit

Social Security Scotland is responsible for managing the benefits that are devolved to Scotland, to make sure the people who need them get them correctly and fairly. 

Please click on the link below to find out more information about benefits and how to apply for them;


For more infromation about the Scottish Child Payment please click on the video below. For more videos about the rage of benefits on offer please visit Social Security Scotland's YouTube page. 

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It's paid monthly - or twice a month for some people in Scotland. You need to apply for Universal Credit online.

You have to apply as a couple if you and your partner live together. This video outlines what you have to do to make a claim.

Please contact our office and ask for Lyndsay or John if you need any more information about claiming Universal Credit.