How you can get support with your finances as a carer.

Benefits calculator

You can use this independent, free and anonymous benefits calculator to check what you could be entitled to.

Click here to visit the online benefits calculator

This will give you an estimate of:

  • the benefits you could get
  • how much your benefit payments could be
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work or increase your hours
  • how your benefits will be affected if your circumstances change – for example, if you have a child or move in with your partner.

Carers UK guide to financial support

Carers UK have information on different forms of financial support you might be entitled to as a carer, or you may wish to claim on behalf of someone you care for.

Their website explains the options available with helpful tips on how to understand the system and seek help. See or see the specific pages as below:

Debt advice – Citizen’s Advice

Citizen’s advice have a range of information giving advice about managing debt, getting help with your debt and more.

Click here to see the debt advice on the Citizen’s Advice website.

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