In Scotland, this can include access to services that help you, as well as financial support for your family. You can view the financial support options or benefits available in Scotland on our benefits information page, on the Scottish Government website and Citizen’s Advice Scotland also have an excellent guidance.
If you are a young carer, you can find information on the financial support available to you on our young carers page. For further advice and information contact your local carers centre, you can find your one by going the Care Information Scotland website.
Where can I find support?
There are lots of organisations that can help support people living in poverty. If you need support you can contact:
- Citizen’s Advice Money Talk Team
- Move On’s Money and Debt Advice Service
- Poverty Alliance
- Money Advice Scotland
- Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
- Who Cares Scotland
- Shelter Scotland
If you need someone to talk to confidentially, look at our webpage with a list of organisations that are available 24/7 to speak to over the phone, on live chat or by text.