Welfare rights resources
CPAG in Scotland has a wide range of information and resources on benefits and tax credits. See our ebulletins and Scottish handbooks below, or visit our factsheets page.
Are you an adviser looking for our advice line number? See our Help for Advisers page.
Advising BME communities
This quarterly ebulletin keeps you up to date on benefits and caselaw for those working with BME communities, migrant workers, refugees and asylum seekers. Read recent issues.
This quarterly ebulletin keeps you up to date on benefits for those working with families with disabled children. Read recent issues.
Students and benefits
This quarterly ebulletin keeps you up to date with changes in benefits that may affect students. Read recent issues.
This monthly ebulletin keeps you up to date with tax credits news and developments. Read recent issues.
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We produce two indispensable Scottish guides each year. Read them online here or order print copies below.
10th edition (September 2012) £15.00
"This is an indispensable guide to how student funding impacts on the benefit system. A must for anyone helping students navigate their way through the funding maze.”
One Parent Families Scotland
Children’s Handbook Scotland: A benefits guide for children living away from their parents 2012/13
5th edition (November 2012) £14.00
"This is an area of social security law which can cause much confusion...the clarity of the information and clear structure of the chapters means this book will prove to be a valuable resource for advisers". The Adviser (Citizens Advice)