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Benefits and grants
Universal Credit is a new benefit for working age people and is available to people in or out of work.
The Benefit Cap sets a limit on the weekly amount of benefits working age people can receive.
Social Sector Size Criteria
The social sector size criteria applies to council and housing association tenants who are claiming Housing Benefit.
Personal Independence Payment
Personal Independence Payment is a new benefit for people with a long term health condition or disability.
Experiencing Financial Difficulties?
Find out where you can get help and advice in Aberdeenshire about benefits, money and debt.
Social Security Scotland
Social Security Scotland is an executive agency of the Scottish Government, which will have responsibility for a number of benefits including Carers Allowance and the Pregnancy and Baby payment. Find out more on the Scottish Government website.
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