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Young Carer Grant

Young Carer Grant

This is a payment of £308.15 per year payable to any person aged 16-18 years old who has been caring for someone for 16 hours or more for the past 3 months.

The person they have been caring for will require to be in receipt of :

• Personal Independence Payment Daily Living Component or
• Disability Living Allowance care component middle or high rate or
• Attendance Allowance.

Should you qualify you can apply online at or phone Social Security Scotland on 0800 182 2222