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Knowing which benefits you and the person you support can claim can be a minefield for carers. If you would like to know which benefits you may be entitled to, contact us on 020 8649 9339, option 1 or email

General information on benefits

Our Money Matters (opens as PDF) factsheet has general information about benefits for carers. Please be aware that benefits are constantly changing and the information in this guide may not be fully up to date. The information in this guide constitutes general information and is not professional or financial advice. For the latest information, please contact us directly

Other organisations who can help

For more help with your benefits, the following organisations may be able to help: 

  • Entiltled to helps people determine what they can claim from national and local government via self-serve calculators. 
  • Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services. 

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