Carers direct

Are You a Carer?

If you are please let us know, we may be able to help you.

There is a wealth of information on the NHS website about carers and caring. Below are some links into the site that we hope you will find useful.

Finance and The Law

Help claiming benefits, looking after your bank balance and understanding the legal issues of caring.

Benefits for carers
Directing carers to the benefits that can help them in their caring role

Benefits for the under-65s
Advice and information on helping the person you look after get the benefits that they   
are entitled to.

Benefits for the over-65s
Advice and information on financial support for older people with a disability or illness.

Carer's Assement
How your benefits maybe affected after the death of the person you look after and what happens to their benefits

Other benefits
Advice for carers and the people they are looking after on claiming a whole host of other benefits unrelated to their disability or caring.

Contact Carers Direct

Helpline Information - Telephone - 0808 802 0202


Visit the Website  

Contact by Email

Office Hours

Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 11am to 4pm at weekends. Calls are free from UK landlines.