Please note that OPFS has moved address in Edinburgh from Gayfield Square to one with excellent public transport links. The new address is 2 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EP. Telephone number remains the same, 0131 556 3899.
Two Child Limit – frequently asked questions
Claiming universal credit and the claimant commitment
Your tax credit claim needs to be renewed each year. If you already receive tax credits HMRC will have contacted you asking if the details they have are still correct. You need to report any changes to your circumstances such …
Your payment of universal credit depends on your circumstances and your income in each complete assessment period. The assessment period for universal credit is one month.
Universal credit roll out dates for Scotland
Roll-out of baby box in Scotland. All babies born on 15 August or after will receive a box with the essentials to help them get the best start in life. Pregnant mothers can register to receive the box at their midwife appointment after 15 June.
Child maintenance – where to start? There are three options that parents may take to arrange child maintenance: a family-based arrangement; a Minute of Agreement; and using the Child Maintenance Service. Our updated Child Maintenance factsheet can help you make …
Benefits and tax credit changes when your children leave education or start university.
What is Universal Credit? Universal credit or UC is a new benefit that has been introduced to simplify the current benefit system. It replaces 6 of the existing benefits that you can, or may already get because you have a limited …