How to Apply for the Young Carer Grant

If you're a young carer aged 16, 17 or 18 in Scotland and don't currently qualify for Carer's Allowance, you may be eligible for a yearly payment of £300. 

Find out how to apply for the Young Carer Grant, who is eligible and how to get further support as a young carer in our handy infographic below.

Information about applying for the Young Carer Grant

Find out more information about the Young Carer Grant on the Scottish Government's website.

If you're living in Scotland, and aged 11 up to 19 and are caring for someone, you can apply for Young Scot's Young Carers Package - a collection of enhanced offers - from free cinema tickets and 30% off travel, to up to 50% off at high street restaurants. Apply for the Young Carers Package now!

Find more information on the Young Carers campaign page.