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Age UK

Independent charity giving advice to older people, including on the filling in of benefit forms.
Telephone: 0800 169 6565

Carers UK

A national membership charity that champions carers’ rights, connecting and supporting carers online and in local communities.
Adviceline: 0808 808 7777

Citizens Advice Bureaux (CAB)

Can offer benefits checks to see what you are entitled to and help with completing forms.
Telephone: 08454 04 05 06 (Consumer helpline)


Download the printable claim form for the attendance allowance from this page.
To get other details of government policy throughout the UK, including enquiries about benefits and allowances, eligibility criteria and how to claim go to these websites.
Website (UK):
Website (Northern Ireland):
Website (Scotland):
Website (Wales):

Independent Age

A charity that offers expertise for older people on social care, benefits, befriending and other social support through their advice service and range of guides and publications.
Advice line: 0800 319 6789

Page last reviewed: 31 March 2016
Next review due: 31 March 2017