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Carer's Allowance - how to claim | nidirect

Find out about the different ways you claim carer's allowance if you are eligible

Carer's Allowance - introduction | nidirect

Carer's Allowance is a benefit to help people who look after someone who is disabled. Find out how to claim, who to contact and how much you may be entitled to

Carer's Allowance - eligibility | nidirect

You may be eligible for Carer's Allowance if you are aged 16 or over and you spend at least 35 hours a week caring for someone who is ill or disabled

Carer's Allowance | nidirect

Carer's Allowance is a taxable benefit to help people who look after someone who is disabled. You do not have to be related to, or live with, the person that you care for.

Guide to benefits when caring for someone | nidirect

Summary of information on benefits and financial support that you're entitled to if you're a carer