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Knowing which benefits you and the person you support can claim can be a minefield for carers. If you would like to know which benefits you may be entitled to, contact us on 020 8649 9339, option 1 or email

General information on benefits

Our Money Matters (opens as PDF) factsheet has general information about benefits for carers. Please be aware that benefits are constantly changing and this guide is for general information. If you need to speak to a welfare benefits adviser, please contact us directly.

Other organisations who can help

  • Entiltled to allows you to work out what you may be able to claim via a benefit calculator.
  • Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

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