Carer's allowance and financial help

Available benefits

There is a range of benefits, tax credits and other financial support that you may be able to receive as a carer, including carer's allowance. The following information is available on the GOV.UK website:

To find out more about the benefits to which the person for whom you care might be entitled, please visit the following page:

Benefits Maximisation Service

The council provides the Benefits Maximisation Service. The service will make sure that you are claiming all the benefits to which you're entitled and that the benefits you are already claiming are being paid at the correct rate.