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@joehullait To clarify - consent was sought in advance of using this picture. Thanks @joehullait for letting us us… https://t.co/j8ddW6DbPWJuly and August are when most of Scotland’s babies are born according to @NatRecordsScot. We're encouraging famili… https://t.co/OxSsmkKFtSInvitations to take part in our Satisfaction Survey have been sent to over 165,000 people. That's everyone who has… https://t.co/wyA1GitMg3
9/25
2020
Do you have clients who have difficulty reading and would like to get information on our benefits in Easy Read? We… https://t.co/Vx0eWC39va
9/24
2020
It's #InternationalDayOfSignLanguages, a day to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity… https://t.co/1VXrVPosHjPlease note that as it is a public holiday in some parts of the country on Monday 28 September, we will have less p… https://t.co/E0ztz6V6fy
9/23
2020
Our latest Young Carer Grant statistics have been published. Read more here: https://t.co/NnVJssEZcX https://t.co/mmQfxGCFTF
9/22
2020
This is the qualifying week for the £200 Child Winter Heating Assistance payment from @ScotGov Clients in receipt… https://t.co/HUlbdmcwPN
9/21
2020
If you support someone who would prefer to apply for our benefits by post, you can download a PDF copy from… https://t.co/1o11Aaflj5
9/18
2020
Clients in receipt of highest rate care component of DLA Child on the week of 21 September will automatically recei… https://t.co/6DWDT3hWre
9/17
2020
.@S_A_Somerville announced today that we have secured a 20 year lease on new premises in Dundee. She and… https://t.co/I1zceDYtXLIt's a year since we introduced Funeral Support Payment and we thought we'd share this piece of feedback with you.… https://t.co/B3Sg7fiR1W
9/16
2020
Best Start Foods is a prepaid card that replaced Healthy Start Vouchers in Scotland. Every month Social Security… https://t.co/nh4VA0xigsPublic and voluntary organisations can apply for devices to distribute to families and young care leavers who could… https://t.co/r6A5bjJQ6s
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9/14
2020
https://t.co/T9kUIj8St8Our Corporate Parenting Plan sets out our commitment to young people with care experience. A key action from this p… https://t.co/1pfBexse61Job Start Payment is a new payment of £250 to help young people buy things they may need for a new job like clothes… https://t.co/oqrB9oTW0d
9/11
2020
This page from @YoungScot explains how to apply for the Young Carers Package or Young Carer Grant, with stories fro… https://t.co/vuigzUFhnt
9/10
2020
You can apply for the Early Learning Payment when your child is aged between 2 years old and 3 years 6 months. You… https://t.co/rE8i83ZSe8
9/9
2020
Scottish Child Payment will give eligible families £10 a week per child under six to assist with living costs. App… https://t.co/UuimTXyPqN
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandRegulations were laid today for Scottish Child Payment. To manage the anticipated high demand, applications will… https://t.co/N9Ja2dCzUW
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandYou can apply for the Pregnancy and Baby Payment from 24 weeks pregnant up to the day your baby is 6 months old. Th… https://t.co/Gb4QiDWoBNFuneral Support Payment is available to people in Scotland who get certain benefits or tax credits and need help to… https://t.co/ywvZmsYrMr
9/8
2020
Best Start Grant helps parents or carers who get certain benefits or tax credits with financial support during the… https://t.co/fHvB2JJvfI
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandInvitations to take part in our Satisfaction Survey have been sent to over 165,000 people. That's everyone who has… https://t.co/9heBrUmsDm
9/7
2020
Families across Scotland have been getting letters from us telling them they're entitled to the Early Learning or S… https://t.co/pkr17nqw2p
9/4
2020
This week marks our second birthday. Thanks to all of the organisations who have supported us over these first two… https://t.co/NUTJLDDBx1
9/3
2020
Our latest stakeholder newsletter was sent out to our partners today, you can read this and other past editions her… https://t.co/62uxb62ecWWe paid £515,000 to 1,120 unpaid carers in @EDCouncil The planned Carer’s Allowance Supplement and an additional… https://t.co/51REgYtBGf
9/2
2020
We paid £5,931,000 to 12,890 unpaid carers in @GlasgowCC. The planned Carer’s Allowance Supplement and an additiona… https://t.co/9rz7PRMjupWe look forward to delivering Child Winter Heating Assistance this winter. This is the first form of disability ass… https://t.co/mzxCegl4m7
8/31
2020
📣@NHS24 released a series of British Sign Language #BSL films on: ☑️steps you can take to help avoid infection fro… https://t.co/IB5NFW4Pva
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandIn June 1,715 unpaid Carers in @WDCouncil received £790,000 in Carers Allowance Supplement payments – including the… https://t.co/2icdH1s5Xe @alisonmc1621 Hi Alison, we don’t have a customer service email but you can call 0800 182 222 or use web chat… https://t.co/05VvkrAR5u
8/27
2020
We want to make sure that the people who are entitled to receive our benefits are aware of what help there is and h… https://t.co/46ReIqL4MWIt’s important that everyone who is entitled to our benefits is able to access them. We look forward to learning mo… https://t.co/IWdq4oivVh
8/26
2020
Since launching in September 2019, over 4,300 Funeral Support Payments have been made. People can get an average o… https://t.co/2yhJqWJhvA
8/25
2020
Job Start Payment is a payment of £250 for 16-25 year old care leavers who have been out of paid work & receiving c… https://t.co/eSD7Asm2Gt
8/24
2020
As we continue the transition out of the Covid-19 lockdown we will be restarting recruitment. Priority is being giv… https://t.co/XrkiFH2UvY
8/21
2020
To help manage demand for Scottish Child Payment, families will be invited to apply in advance of the benefit being… https://t.co/q8e1oZF6QoWe have all missed our annual Scottish Young Carers Festival this year, but with the support of @SG_CarersPolicy, w… https://t.co/i7oEN7hdah
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandWe want the clients who will use our services to be represented in our printed and digital materials. If you have c… https://t.co/9aHBMNSfcx
8/20
2020
Families across Scotland have been getting letters from us telling them they're entitled to the Early Learning Paym… https://t.co/plqWFggPW4Job Start Payment is a payment of £250 for 16-24 year olds who have been out of paid work & receiving certain benef… https://t.co/qLqHaD3xIg
8/19
2020
June 2020 saw the highest number of Funeral Support Payment applications to date. People can get an average of £1,5… https://t.co/DImO9IEiOZOur latest Funeral Support Payment statistics have been published, Read more here: https://t.co/26gNFzuz61 https://t.co/N2OuLpKry5
8/18
2020
📣@S_A_Somerville announced today that Job Start Payment, a new benefit to support young people into work after bein… https://t.co/Uapdin534t
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandAround 165,000 people who have applied for or received a payment from us, are being given an opportunity to have th… https://t.co/BawXHWyybq📣Our Job Start Payment is a new benefit to support 16 to 24 year olds living in Scotland who have been unemployed &… https://t.co/rYXaAf7p9e
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandJob Start Payment is a new payment of £250 to help young people buy things they may need like clothes, travel or to… https://t.co/rHe4GwHfIo
8/17
2020
We paid £460.20 to 80,185 unpaid carers in June. The planned Carer’s Allowance Supplement and an additional coronav… https://t.co/h7p4qYZTZv
8/12
2020
Funeral Support Payment is available to people in Scotland who get certain benefits or tax credits and need help to… https://t.co/PhbRKOMs9CJoin us on Monday 10 August from 3-4pm for our free online Care for a Cuppa meeting, allowing you to chat with othe… https://t.co/o26pXwGMnJ
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8/10
2020
It was great to be able to be able to take part in the first ever virtual @CarersTrustScot festival. Thanks so muc… https://t.co/SCXJztLqb8 @VMortonXX @ScotGovFairer The qualifying benefits can be found here; https://t.co/vmVQ9n8hyF
8/7
2020
Feel like money’s been running away from you since the #coronavirus lockdown? @CitAdviceScot & @ScotGov can help y… https://t.co/ft1tQ7R4Cm
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8/6
2020
A huge thank you to @S_A_Somerville for your message of support to young carers during #BestoftheFest! ✨ 🎪… https://t.co/QErC3F1qed
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandWe are now accepting applications from young carers who were eligible for Young Carer Grant but unable to apply for… https://t.co/OeBJPNgHu3
8/5
2020
Applications for Funeral Support Payment can be made up to six months after the funeral has taken place. If you are… https://t.co/BeCAkEUlBN
8/4
2020
We're looking forward to being part of @CarersTrustScot first ever digital #SYCF! We'll be hosting a virtual dro… https://t.co/Hn1LFfl053Feel like money’s running away from you just now? @ScotGov and @CitAdviceScot are here to help you access support… https://t.co/EbgOtSGjkrIf your child was born between 1 March 2015 and 29 Feb 2016 and you are on certain benefits or tax credits, you cou… https://t.co/QPV3oQv0n1
8/3
2020
Feel like money’s running away from you just now? @ScotGov and @CitAdviceScot are here to help you access support… https://t.co/4iV9ZjwjR9
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandLow-income families are to be invited to apply for additional financial support – a first for social security in Sc… https://t.co/JSEFbWVL7U
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandFrom this week, families across Scotland will start to get letters from @SocSecScot telling them they're entitled t… https://t.co/4zUxy5kdPE
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandNew figures have been published on Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods, read more here: https://t.co/FMM2jl02yj https://t.co/pCginDOLNG
7/29
2020
Applications for Funeral Support Payment can be made up to six months after the funeral has taken place. If you are… https://t.co/o4ksCX9UBT
7/28
2020
Our latest stakeholder newsletter was sent out to our partners today, you can read this and other past editions her… https://t.co/3Bqtjwy8SRChildren use play to help them make sense of the world. It’s particularly important for helping children come to te… https://t.co/Fb8dycafhB
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7/27
2020
Happy #ParentsDay! There’s no denying this year's been tough. So why not take this chance to pat yourself on the ba… https://t.co/Xd8E20iiTR
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7/26
2020
Calling all young carers & young adult carers! 📣 On Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th August, we are hosting our first eve… https://t.co/ax3D3GGGtu
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandThanks to @Bernadette_bw_ @MECOPP1 and @Article12 for helping us to spread the word about Best Start Grant payments… https://t.co/0ixhtYcmVKThis page from @YoungScot explains how to apply for the Young Carers Package or Young Carer Grant, with stories fro… https://t.co/lOWmP7u27S
7/23
2020
First Minister @ScotGovFM is encouraging young carers to sign up for @YoungScot Young Carers Package to access rela… https://t.co/JIoOFE6yK4
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandThere is no limit on the number of children in a household who can get a Best Start Grant. A package of 3 payments… https://t.co/o93gdJNIAj
7/22
2020
If you support someone who would prefer to apply for our benefits by post, you can download a PDF copy from… https://t.co/wjZEsDiuC3
7/21
2020
We are now accepting applications from young carers who were eligible for Young Carer Grant but were unable to appl… https://t.co/GIQR21SzQVWe have published our second COVID-19 survey https://t.co/xaHhoqHWeg for more information and the link to take part… https://t.co/0gRrkVDb0w
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7/17
2020
Kinship carers or adoptive parents can also apply for a Best Start Grant Payment. Best Start Grant is a package of… https://t.co/g9TCUS1i7ZBest Start Foods replaced Healthy Start Vouchers in Scotland. Best Start Foods is a prepaid card. Every month Soc… https://t.co/bro6rkjsmnCalling all young carers & young adult carers! 📣 On Wednesday 5th - Friday 7th August, we are hosting our first eve… https://t.co/Bu785hPtcT
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7/16
2020
We are now accepting applications from young carers who were eligible for Young Carer Grant but unable to apply for… https://t.co/JwWeGkyhcHThis year we have increased @ScotGov's support through @FamilyFund’s Take a Break fund for families with disabled c… https://t.co/Ye5g6orKJx
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandApplications for Funeral Support Payment can be made up to six months after the funeral has taken place. If you are… https://t.co/2HNuLTrQDx
7/15
2020
We know that not everyone is online. Please get in touch if you are an organisation sending people hard copies of i… https://t.co/FvV2jqvl7u
7/14
2020
Do you know a young person who has a caring responsibility? Whether it's two hours a week or 20 they're a young car… https://t.co/mi1YiQ3STY
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandBest Start Grant is a package of 3 payments to help parents and carers on low incomes with the costs of having a ch… https://t.co/Ny3c6Hmskp
7/13
2020
We are now accepting applications from young carers who were eligible for Young Carer Grant but unable to apply for… https://t.co/nLJVeLmplNCongratulations to everyone behind this award. Well deserved recognition for all the work being done to deliver a s… https://t.co/fRxf8M607v
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandThe Scottish Government announced phase three of the Route Map yesterday. An easy read with more information can be… https://t.co/PqrWEphiLP
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7/10
2020
If you are out of work or have reduced your hours and are accessing support from the @DWP or @HMRCgovuk for the fir… https://t.co/HQEaZyCCr6
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7/8
2020
Applications for Funeral Support Payment can be made up to six months after the funeral has taken place. If you are… https://t.co/lKGjh1t3eR
7/7
2020
We were delighted to host a conversation between @S_A_Somerville and 3 #YoungCarers this week, to discuss how they… https://t.co/2lBYUJV5Ae
Retweeted by Social Security ScotlandIf you’re looking for information on our benefits for your clients, visit the Social Security Scotland website and… https://t.co/jr6ZO9PC7q
7/6
2020
For our clients who are carers and may be worried about themselves and those who they care for, the latest up-to-da… https://t.co/rEOFJe6oKh
7/3
2020
.@S_A_Somerville had a virtual meeting with young carers today, to hear about their experiences and answer any ques… https://t.co/0zuN5nWaz2
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7/2
2020
79% of carers have more costs because of #COVID19. Find out if you’re claiming all to which you are entitled. Call… https://t.co/PuTM4VB3wJ
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7/1
2020
Our latest Young Carer Grant statistics have been published, read more here: https://t.co/rnsCfecgC9 https://t.co/jfzVPOCKlVA new @ScotGov independent advocacy service launched today to support disabled people to apply for the benefits we… https://t.co/9ujnlWlhCs
6/30
2020
If you have a client that needs to contact us, we are offering a temporary web chat service. This has been put in… https://t.co/3agnQPPSgY
6/29
2020

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