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Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance - introduction

An introduction to the main social security benefit for carers, including current rates

Carer's Allowance - eligibility

There are a number of conditions you have to meet to claim Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance - how to claim

You can claim Carer's Allowance online or fill in a paper claim form

Carer's Allowance - changes in circumstances

You must tell the Disability and Carers Service about a change in your circumstances or those of the person you care for

Carer's Allowance - effect on other benefits and entitlements

Claiming Carer's Allowance may affect any other benefits you, or the person you care for, are receiving