Low income families provided with more than £3 million in one quarter to cover emergencies.
Analysis shows tens of thousands of people have completely lost their disability benefits since 2013.
Applications will be taken in advance for Scottish Child Payment to help with expected high demand.
UK welfare cuts leave families struggling to pay rent.
Low income households helped through targeted support.
Next Carer’s Allowance Supplement to be paid mid-December
Scottish Welfare Fund provides grants to those most in need.
Consultation supports proposals for person-centred approach.