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  1. Social Security Scotland Benefits

  2. How do I check what I’m entitled to?

  3. Universal Credit

  4. Employment and Support Allowance

  5. Jobseeker’s Allowance

  6. Income Support

  7. Incapacity Benefit

    Incapacity benefit has now been replaced by the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). Find out what this means if you have a mental illness.

  8. Severe Disablement Allowance

  9. Statutory Sick Pay

  10. Working Tax Credits

    Find out if you can claim Working Tax Credits - designed to top up your earnings if you're on a low working income - when living with a mental health condition.

  11. Personal Independence Payment

  12. Housing Benefit

  13. Support for Mortgage Interest

  14. Council Tax: Exemptions and Support to pay

  15. Social Fund

  16. Next steps

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