Includes Child Disability Payment, Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Adult Disability Payment and Attendance Allowance.
Adult Disability Payment
For people in Scotland age 16 until retirement pension age, making a new disability benefit claim in Ayrshire from 25 July 2022. It replaces the UK Government Personal Independence Payment.
For people of state pension age with physical and/or mental health difficulties
Child Disability Payment
Scotland’s Child Disability Payment opens for new applications across Scotland from 22 November 2021 it replaces the UK Government’s Disability Living Allowance for children.
Child Winter Heating Assistance
An automatic annual payment where a child/young person has a ‘qualifying’ disability benefit.
Disability Living Allowance for Adults
For people 16 and over who had not been moved to Personal Independence Payment, Adult Disability Payment is now being introduced in Scotland
Disability Living Allowance For Children
As of 22 November 2021 new disability benefit claims in Scotland are made for Child Disability Payment . Existing awards will transfer to Child Disability Payment in Scotland.
Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
If you became ill or are disabled because of an accident or disease at work, or on approved employment training/course.