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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)


To get details of government policy throughout the UK, including enquiries about benefits and allowances, eligibility criteria and how to claim.
Website (UK):
Website (Northern Ireland):
Website (Scotland):
Website (Wales):

To apply for carer's allowance.


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