Are you struggling to find your way around the benefit system?

There are lots of myths and misconceptions about benefits who can get them and how you go about getting them. Here GEMAP will give the facts about different benefits and how you get help to make sure your rights to claim benefits are not lost in myth or half truth

If you think you are entitled make sure you claim.

GEMAP are a publicly funded body and all of our services are free and confidential to everyone.

On the links below you will be able to find relevant information on the current benefits specific to your circumstances.

Are you unfit for work?

Attendance allowance

Benefit during pregnancy

Benefits for Children and Young People

Benefits in Retirement

Bereavement benefits

Carer's Allowance

Caring for a child or family member

Disability living allowance

Housing Benefit/Local Housing Allowance & Council Tax Reduction

How to appeal a decision

Looking for work

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Once the baby is born

The Scottish Welfare Fund

Working during Pregnancy

Universal Credit