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 black and minority ethnic (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.

Students and benefits

This quarterly ebulletin keeps you up to date with changes in benefits that may affect students. Read recent issues.

Tax credits and early years

This monthly ebulletin keeps you up to date with tax credits news and developments. Read recent issues.

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Scottish Handbooks and online Handbooks

Benefits for Students in Scotland Handbook 2018/19

Price £22 (cover price) (Members and CAB Price £18.70)

‘This handbook is invaluable to our professional practice, helping us to provide accurate and empowering information to our students.’


Children’s Handbook Scotland: A benefits guide for children living away from their parents 2017/18

Price £20 (cover price) (Members and CAB Price £17)

'An indispensable resource for social workers, support staff and advisers to help vulnerable families maximise their income.'