The qualifying date for the next round of Carer’s Allowance Supplement is 15 April 2019. If you’re getting Carer’s Allowance on that date, you will automatically get a payment of £226.20 in June.

Carer's Allowance Supplement is an extra payment for people in Scotland who get Carer's Allowance on a particular date.

Carer's Allowance Supplement is paid 2 times a year.

The next 2 rounds of payments are:

  • £226.20 in June 2019 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 15 April 2019
  • £226.20 in December 2019 - you'll get this payment if you're getting Carer's Allowance on 14 October 2019

The exact dates of the June and December payments will be confirmed later this year. If you're due to get a payment, you'll get a letter from Social Security Scotland before the payment is made.

To find out more about Carer’s Allowance Supplement please visit www.mygov.scot/carers-allowance-supplement/ or call the Social Security Scotland helpline for free on 0800 182 2222.

If you would like to discuss any financial impact that your caring role is having on you, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01475 735180.