Your Children

Here you’ll find publications about your children, covering topics like childcare, maintenance and well-being.

  • Money for Single Parents

    If you're a single parent, you'll want to make sure you are getting the money you are entitled to. This information pack will tell you about the benefits that you may be eligible for if you are a single parent that is not working or working less than 16 hours per week.

  • Contact with your children factsheet: Parents with care and non-resident parents

    Information for parents with care and non-resident parents about common problems and issues arising during separation and divorce.

  • Young Parent Survival Guide 2016

    Great information for young mums and dads. Whether you’re a parent now or you’re soon to be one, whether you’re on your own, in a family, struggling to make ends meet or financially secure, this magazine is for you.

  • Child Maintenance Arrangements

    This information is for single parents in Scotland who would like to arrange child maintenance payments. Both parents are legally responsible for the financial costs of bringing up their children even if they do not live together as a couple. …

  • Disability Benefits for Single Parents and Their Children

    If you, or your children, have a disability or illness you may be entitled to help with the costs of the services and support you need. This factsheet only gives an overview of the disability benefits you may be entitled to.

  • Separation and Divorce: Sorting It Out

    If you are thinking about separation and divorce, there are many things you will want to consider. This pack contains useful information on: choosing a solicitor; ongoing financial support; division of matrimonial property; housing options; future arrangements for your children; child maintenance; and domestic abuse.

  • What Happens When My Child Gets Older factsheet

    As your children get older your benefits, tax credits and child maintenance will change. This factsheet describes the main changes you need to be aware of.

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