Benefits for people with health conditions


Adult Disability Payment (ADP)

This is a new benefit from Social Security Scotland. It replaces new claims for Personal Independence Payment (PIP). 

This payment provides support for the extra costs associated with a disability. You can apply for Adult Disability Payment if you have mental and/or physical disabilities. For more information and how to apply visit

If you need local advice or support with making an Adult Disability Payment application, contact our welfare rights service

Other support to complete the application form is also available from Social Security Scotland’s local delivery service or from Angus CAB.

If you are unhappy with the outcome of an Adult Disability Payment award, our welfare rights service or Angus CAB can support you with disputing the decision.