For details of other benefits, payments or grants you may be entitled to, visit the Scottish Government website.
Free glasses, dental treatment and travel costs to hospital
You will qualify if you or a member of your family get any of the following benefits or tax credits:
- Income related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Income based Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA)
- Universal Credit (UC)
- Income Support
- Pension Credit Guarantee
- Child Tax Credit or Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit and have a NHS Tax Credit Exemption Card
If you do not receive any of the above benefits you may still qualify if you have a low income. Find out more about help with health costs.
If you would like to discuss the above, you should contact your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
Discretionary Housing Payment
You can apply for Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) if you receive Housing Benefit which is not enough to cover your rent in full.
Scottish Welfare Fund
If you would like to discuss either of the above, phone Customer Advice and Support Services on 0300 100 1800 or visit your local Contact Centre/Library Contact Centre.