Scottish Government extra Child payments
Scottish Child Payment will pay £10 per week for every child under 6.
To be eligible, these are the benefits people must be in receipt of any one of the following.
Child Tax Credit
Working Tax Credit
Job Seeker’s Allowance (Income Based)
Employment Support Allowance (Income Based)
Applications will start November
Benefit expected to be paid end of February 2021.
Applications can be done online: mygov.scot
Phone: 0800 182 2222
Paper applications can be posted out by calling the above number.
At the moment they haven’t said what cut off date is for under 6’s however, it does state that if people apply online they will be told before application completed if they are eligible..
This is for EVERY child in the household who is under 6. So….more kids under 6 = more benefit.