carers' resource information and support

Help With Money

There are a number of welfare benefits that may help you and the person you care for: 

Benefits calculators are useful to help you work out what benefits you could get and explain how to claim them. They are free to use and anonymous.

  • entitledto - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer's Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work
  • Turn2us - for information on income-related benefits, Universal Credit and tax credits

Your Upfront Guide to Caring 

Carers UK have produced a simple tool for carers who are new to the maze of benefits and entitlements to help them. As well as covering practical and financial support, it includes information to help with managing the impact of caring on health and relationships. You can find the tool here

If you have used the Upfront tool, please let us know how you found it. 

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